International Symposium on
Drylands Ecology and Human Security
Study the use of Plastic Mulch to Increase (WUE) in Cantaloupe
Isfahan Agricultural Research Center, Isfahan, Iran
The present study with the objective of increasing water use efficiency and production of cantaloupe was conducted in Varamin during two years with a split plot factorial design (based on RCBD) with the main factor in two levels, with and without using of plastic mulch in furrow irrigations and sub factors were two between row space (1.5 & 2 meters) and three different plant space on rows (25, 50 & 75 cm) which together in form of factorial were put in six sub plots. Length of rows was 4.5 m and each plot consisting of two planting rows.
Keywords: Cantaloupe, Polyethylene mulch, WUE