Utilization of reclaimed wastewater for olive irrigation: Effect on soil properties, tree growth, yield and oil content

Utilization of reclaimed wastewater for olive irrigation: Effect on soil properties, tree growth,... •Irrigation with reclaimed wastewater may affect negatively some soil chemical properties particularly EC, Na% and SAR values.•Olive tree shoot growth, fruit set, fruit weight and yield were significantly improved by irrigation with reclaimed wastewater or fresh as water compared to rain-fed conditions.•Oil content in olive fruits based on fresh and dry weight basis was significantly higher in the rain-fed treatment than freshwater and reclaimed wastewater treatments. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Agricultural Water Management Elsevier

Utilization of reclaimed wastewater for olive irrigation: Effect on soil properties, tree growth, yield and oil content

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V.
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0378-3774
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10.1016/j.agwat.2016.05.035
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Abstract

•Irrigation with reclaimed wastewater may affect negatively some soil chemical properties particularly EC, Na% and SAR values.•Olive tree shoot growth, fruit set, fruit weight and yield were significantly improved by irrigation with reclaimed wastewater or fresh as water compared to rain-fed conditions.•Oil content in olive fruits based on fresh and dry weight basis was significantly higher in the rain-fed treatment than freshwater and reclaimed wastewater treatments.

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Agricultural Water ManagementElsevier

Published: Oct 1, 2016

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