Analysing Suitability of Quinoa - Legumes Inter-cropping in UAE Environment

Objective

To test the yield efficiency of the legume-quinoa intercropping system

Project Details

Date of Sowing: 25 November 2021

Experimental Design: RCBD with a plot size of 4 x 4 m

Treatments/Variables: Quinoa-Legume Combinations

Agronomy: Uniform application of fertilizers, Surface irrigation & Manual weeding

Treatment combinations:

  • Quinoa + Cowpea
  • Quinoa + Sesbania
  • Quinoa + Melilotus Quinoa (ICBA-Q5, Co-407 & Ames-19046),
  • Cowpea,
  • Sesbania
  • Melilotus

Plot

Genotype

11

  Quinoa

12

  Quinoa – Sesbania

13

  Quinoa

14

  Quinoa – Melilotus

15

  Cowpea

16

  Quinoa – Cowpea

17

  Sesbania

18

  Melilotus

21

  Quinoa – Melilotus

22

  Quinoa – Sesbania

23

  Quinoa – Cowpea

24

  Quinoa

25

  Cowpea

26

  Melilotus

27

  Quinoa

28

  Sesbania

31

  Cowpea

32

  Quinoa – Cowpea

33

  Quinoa – Melilotus

34

  Melilotus

35

  Sesbania

36

  Quinoa – Sesbania

37

  Quinoa (ICBA-Q5)

38

  Quinoa