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Water Management in Coconut Gardens

Water Management in Coconut Gardens

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WATER MANAGEMENT IN COCONUT GARDENS
WATER MANAGEMENT IN COCONUT GARDENS

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Published by: Dr.Eswara Reddy Siddareddy on Jul 22, 2013
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 WAER MANAGEMENT IN COCONUT GARDENS
S ESWARA REDDY 
Coconut produces nuts round the year. Adequate supply of  water is therefore, essential for its unhindered growth. Soilmoisture is essential for the absorption of nutrients by roots . Moisture stress leads to stunted growth, droopingof leaves, immature nut fall and decreased yield.Importance has be given on the following aspects so as to ward off stress:
 Water Management :Irrigation
In coastal sandy soils, sea water can be used for irrigation.In irrigated gardens, interruption of irrigation would leadto serious set back in yield and general condition of palms.Hence, when once started, water irrigation systems should be continued regularly and systematically. In sandy loamsoil, irrigating the crop with 500 liters of water through

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