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PERFORMANCE OF DRIP IRRIGATION SYSTEM OVER CONVENTIONAL IRRIGATION TECHNIQUE FOR TOMATO PRODUCTION ON ROOFTOP

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Author Name: M. Rakibuzzaman, Sk. Rahul, M.R. Jahan, F.B.R. Urme and AFM Jamal Uddin
Research Area: Agricultural Science
Volume: 07
Issue: 01
Page No: 40-43
Emailed: 1
Total Downloads: 447
Country: Bangladesh
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A pot experiment was conducted on rooftop at Academic Building, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka-1207 during November 2017 to March 2018 to study the performance of drip and traditional irrigation system on growth and yield of BARI-14 tomato. The experiment was laid out in Completely Randomized Design (CRD) with five replications. Significant variations were found within the treatments. Plant height, number of leaves  plant-1, cluster plant-1, number of flower plant-1, number of fruit plant-1, fruit length, fruit weight, yield plant-1 were higher in drip than conventional irrigation system. In drip irrigation system, 80% water was saved in compare to conventional technique and increased 38% of water use efficiency. 30% increased yield of BARI-14 tomato was found with drip irrigation over conventional system. So, Drip irrigation could provide better performance on Tomato production in rooftop gardening.