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Chickpea

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Abstracts

Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) is generally grown on residual soil moisture in the arid and semiarid regions of the world. Terminal drought is one of the major constraints limiting chickpea productivity, so soil water conservation to support late-season physiological activity can be very important in increasing yields. Thus far, differences found among studied chickpea genotypes in the expression of early partial closure of stomata with soil drying are small. On the other hand, distinct differences among genotypes were found in expression of partial stomatal closure under elevated vapor pressure deficit. A consequence of greater sensitivity to vapor pressure deficit is the desired shift in water use from early in the growing season to the reproductive stage and an increase in yield. Aquaporin expression appears to be important in the sensitivity to vapor pressure deficit.

Keywords

Vapor Pressure Deficit Canopy Temperature Cicer Arietinum Chickpea Genotype High Vapor Pressure Deficit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bharathidasan UniversityTiruchirappalliIndia
  2. 2.International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)Greater HyderabadIndia
  3. 3.International Center for Maize and Wheat Improvement (CIMMYT)Mount PleasantZimbabwe
  4. 4.Bharathidasan UniversityTiruchirappalliIndia

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