International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Agriculture | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018


Effect of Wateringon Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Plant Growth

Astija dan Musdalifah


Abstract: Studies on the growth of tomato plants had been intensively conducted. However, the growth that is influenced by watering on a soil where the plants are growing is still little studied. Therefore, this study aims to determine the amount of water given to the plants and how a potential capacity of a soil absorbs water for the growth of the tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum L. ). The study used Completely Randomized Design (CRD) consisting of 4 treatments ie 100 % (1200 mL), 75 % (900 mL), 50 % (600 mL) and of 25 % (300 mL) of soil field capacities. The results showed that the 50 % and 25 % of the field capacity affected significantly on reduction of the of tomato plant growth, suggesting that watering with 600 mL per 8 kg soil. On ther word, it is less than75 mL water per kg soil used is the worst growth of the plants.


Keywords: Tomato, water, field capacity, growth


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018,


Pages: 194 - 196


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