Evaluation of non-puddling under shallow water tables and alternative tillage methods on soil and crop parameters in a rice ± wheat system in Uttar Pradesh

@inproceedings{Bajpaia2000EvaluationON,
  title={Evaluation of non-puddling under shallow water tables and alternative tillage methods on soil and crop parameters in a rice ± wheat system in Uttar Pradesh},
  author={R. K. Bajpaia and R. P. Tripathia},
  year={2000}
}
  • R. K. Bajpaia, R. P. Tripathia
  • Published 2000
The existence of a shallow water table (surface to 0.54 m from June to October) is common phenomenon in Tarai (foothills of the Himalaya) of Uttar Pradesh, India. Puddled rice (Oryza sativa L.) crop followed by conventional land preparation for the succeeding wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) crop is normal cultivation practice in the region. This shallow water table can be effectively utilised to avoid puddling operations for the seeding of rice and reduce the degree of tillage required for the… CONTINUE READING