Follow
International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences (IJCMAS)
IJCMAS is now DOI (CrossRef) registered Research Journal. The DOIs are assigned to all published IJCMAS Articles.
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2017 - IJCMAS--ICV 2017: 100.00 For more details click here
National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) : NAAS Score: *5.38 (2019) [Effective from January 1, 2019]For more details click here

Login as a Reviewer

Indexed in



National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS)
NAAS Score: *5.38 (2019)
[Effective from January 1, 2019]
For more details click here

ICV 2017: 100.00
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2017 - IJCMAS--ICV 2017: 100.00
For more details click here

See Guidelines to Authors
Current Issues

Original Research Articles

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
Publisher : Excellent Publishers
Email : editorijcmas@gmail.com / submit@ijcmas.com
Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
Index Copernicus ICV 2017: 100.00
NAAS RATING 2018: 5.38

Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(5): 1207-1217
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.805.137


Effects of Tillage Operations on Changes of Carbon-di-oxide (CO2) Load and Yield of Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)
D. Pal1, P.K. Patra1, K. Mandal2 and D. Mukhopadhyay3*
1Department of Environmental Studies, Siksha Bhavana, Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, West Bengal, (India)
2AINP-Jute and Allied Fiber, RRS, Terai zone,
3Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Uttar Banga Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya, Pundibari, CoochBehar, West Bengal-736165 (India)
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A field experiment was conducted with wheat to study the effect of tillage operations on the changes of the CO2- balance and reflection thereof, if any, on the yield of the crop. The organic sources in the form of decomposed paddy straw and farm yard manure (FYM) were applied in soil and the changes of the CO2-in and CO2-out were observed at the conventional (CT) and zero tillage (ZT) practices. The maximum level of CO2-in (914.06 ppm) and CO2-out (859.43 ppm) were recorded under the CT. The magnitude of yield differences of wheat was in the order of the treatment T9>T6 (where, T9; full dose of paddy straw and FYM and T6; half dose of paddy straw and full FYM). A close correlation was observed between the CO2- balance and ambient temperature at the proximity of the leaf surfaces corresponding to different treatments. The gradual decrease of CO2-out (ppm) was observed upto the day five (D5) when the maximum leaf – temperature was on day two (D2) under each treatment.


Keywords: Tillage, Wheat, CO2-balance, Organic sources, Carbon sequestration
Download this article as Download

How to cite this article:

Pal, D., P.K. Patra, K. Mandal and Mukhopadhyay, D. 2019. Effects of Tillage Operations on Changes of Carbon-di-oxide (CO2) Load and Yield of Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(5): 1207-1217. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.805.137