Effect of improved fertilization on yields of watermelon and broadbean in Tibet

IPNI-2005-CHN-XZ3

Balanced fertilization research on grain crops of wheat and highland barley in Tibet was initiated only a few years ago but has gained excellent results and valuable information to guide rational fertilizer use in the region. However, the technology of proper fertilizer use on cash crops, the major source of farmers’ income, is still lacking. Read more


Year of initiation:2005
Year of completion:2006

Interpretive Summary

2005

Effect of Improved Fertilization on Watermelon and Broadbean Yields in Tibet, 2005 Tibet's balanced fertilization [nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K) BF] research was initiated only a few years ago with wheat and highland barley, but the program has produced valuable information needed to guide rational fertilizer use in the region. Similar technology is lacking for the region's cash crops, the major source of farmers’ income.


Updates & Reports

2006

Project Description


Project Leader

Guan Sushen, Tibet Academy of Agricultural Sciences


Project Cooperators

Liu Guoyi
Xu Youwei


IPNI Staff

Shihua Tu


Location

Asia \ Eastern Asia \ CHN \ Tibet


Topics

4r rate, balanced nutrition

faba bean, watermelon

Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P), Potassium (K)