Project/Experiment Duration: 2020-2021
Research Innovation Themes: Crop Improvement and Sustainable Production
Project/Experiment Team: Dr. Dionysia Angeliki Lyra Dr. Kennia Brum Doncato Mr. Balagurusamy Santhanakrishnan Mr. Muhammad Amir Mustafa Mr. Velmurugan Arumugam
- Evaluate the production of fresh Salicornia tips for food use.
- Estimate the number of harvests in field conditions and the length of Salicornia tips/shoots.
Date of Sowing: 29 November 2020 Experimental design: RCBD with 3 replications Genotypes: ICBA-2, ICBA-4, ICBA-5, ICBA-8 Harvest schedule:
- Late January
- Late February
- Late March
- Second harvest after first cutting
Water used for irrigation: Groundwater (25-26 dS/m)