I= AGRO-PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE OF SPRING SOWN SUNFLOWER (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS L.) TO VARIOUS MANAGEMENT PRACTICES
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Title of Thesis
AGRO-PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE OF SPRING SOWN SUNFLOWER (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS L.) TO VARIOUS MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

Author(s)
Naveed Akhtar
Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Agronomy University of Agriculture, Faisalabad,
Session
2004
Subject
Agronomy
Number of Pages
187
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
leaf area index (lai), crop growth rate(cgr), net assimilation rate (nar), achenes, biological yield, harvest index, sunflower (helianthus annuus l.)

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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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3 2 Review Of Literature 6
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  2.1 Sowing Dates 6
  2.2 Irrigation 12
  2.3 Nitrogen 21
4 3 Materials And Methods 32
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  3.1 Site And Soil 32
  3.2 Experiment-1 32
  3.3 Observations 35
  3.4 Measurements 36
  3.5 Experiment-2 41
  3.6 Observations 44
  3.7 Measurements 44
  3.8 Statistical Analysis 46
5 4 Results And Discussion 47
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  4a Experiment-1 47
  4.1 No. Of Plant At Harvesting (M -2 ) 47
  4.2 Leaf Area Index (Lai) 49
  4.3 Crop Growth Rate(Cgr) 52
  4.4 Net Assimilation Rate (Nar) 53
  4.5 Plant Height At Harvest (Cm) 56
  4.6 Head Diameter (Cm) 62
  4.7 No. Of Achenes Head -1 64
  4.8 1000-Achene Weight (G) 68
  4.9 Biological Yield (Kg Ha -1 ) 70
  4.10 Achene Yield (Kg Ha -1 ) 73
  4.11 Harvest Index 77
  4.12 Achene Protein Contents(%) 79
  4.13 Achene Oil Contents (%) 81
  4.14 Stearic Acid(%) 84
  4.15 Palmitic Acid (%) 86
  4.16 Oleic Acid (%) 88
  4.17 Linoleic Acid(%) 91
  4.18 Linolenic Acid (%) 93
  4.19 Economic Analysis 93
  4.19a Relationship Between Achene Yield And Components Of Yield 96
  4b Experiment-2 100
  4.20 Plant Establishment 100
  4.21 Leaf Area Index (Lai) 100
  4.22 Crop Growth Rate (Cgr) 104
  4.23 Net Assimilation Rate (Nar) 107
  4.24 Plant Height At Harvest (Cm) 108
  4.25 Head Diameter (Cm) 115
  4.26 No. Of Achenes Head -1 116
  4.27 1000-Achene Weight (G) 121
  4.28 Days Taken To 50% Flowering 122
  4.29 Days Taken To Maturity 126
  4.30 Biological Yield (Kg Ha -1 ) 128
  4.31 Achene Yield (Kg Ha -1 ) 130
  4.32 Harvest Index 131
  4.33 Achene Oil Contents (%) 133
  4.34 Achene Protein Contents(%) 136
  4.35 Stearic Acid(%) 142
  4.36 Palmitic Acid(%) 142
  4.37 Oleic Acid (%) 144
  4.38 Linoleic Acid (%) 148
  4.39 Linolenic Acid(%) 148
  4.40 Relationship Between Achene Yield And Components Of Yield 151
6 5 Summary 154
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  5.1 Experiment -1 154
  5.2 Experiment -2 157
  5.3 Suggestions For Future Research 161
  5.4 Literature Ture Cited 162
  5.5 Appendices 184