Effect of rice straw biochar and irrigation on growth, dry matter yield and radiation-use efficiency of maize grown on an Acrisol in Ghana

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Effect of rice straw biochar and irrigation on growth, dry matter yield and radiation-use efficiency of maize grown on an Acrisol in Ghana. / Danso, Eric Oppong; Yakubu, Adam; Arthur, Emmanuel; Sabi, Edward B.; Abenney-Mickson, Stephen; Andersen, Mathias N.

I: Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, Bind 206, Nr. 2, 2020, s. 296-307.

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Danso, Eric Oppong ; Yakubu, Adam ; Arthur, Emmanuel ; Sabi, Edward B. ; Abenney-Mickson, Stephen ; Andersen, Mathias N. / Effect of rice straw biochar and irrigation on growth, dry matter yield and radiation-use efficiency of maize grown on an Acrisol in Ghana. I: Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. 2020 ; Bind 206, Nr. 2. s. 296-307.

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abstract = "In order to determine whether the current low productivity associated with rainfed cultivation on degraded soils in Ghana can be improved by biochar amendment and irrigation, field experiments with maize were conducted over two seasons in 2017 and 2018. Rice straw biochar at rates of 0 t/ha (B-0), 15 t/ha (B-15) and 30 t/ha (B-30) was combined with irrigation regimes of full irrigation (I-100), deficit irrigation (I-60) and no irrigation (I-0). The I-100 treatment was irrigated to field capacity every 3-4 days according to time domain reflectometry measurements while the I-60 treatment received 60% of the irrigation amount given to I-100 but with the same irrigation frequency. The I-0 treatment was not irrigated. In both seasons, the B-30 treatment recorded the highest total dry matter yield (TDMY), intercepted photosynthetically active radiation (IPAR) and radiation-use efficiency (RUE) and these were significantly (p",
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AB - In order to determine whether the current low productivity associated with rainfed cultivation on degraded soils in Ghana can be improved by biochar amendment and irrigation, field experiments with maize were conducted over two seasons in 2017 and 2018. Rice straw biochar at rates of 0 t/ha (B-0), 15 t/ha (B-15) and 30 t/ha (B-30) was combined with irrigation regimes of full irrigation (I-100), deficit irrigation (I-60) and no irrigation (I-0). The I-100 treatment was irrigated to field capacity every 3-4 days according to time domain reflectometry measurements while the I-60 treatment received 60% of the irrigation amount given to I-100 but with the same irrigation frequency. The I-0 treatment was not irrigated. In both seasons, the B-30 treatment recorded the highest total dry matter yield (TDMY), intercepted photosynthetically active radiation (IPAR) and radiation-use efficiency (RUE) and these were significantly (p

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