Article | 06. 2015 Vol. 33, Issue. 3
Effect of Illite Non-Woven Fabric Tunnels on the Growth and Yield of Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) in Paddy Culture



Youngyang Pepper Experiment Station, Gyeongbuk ARES1




2015.06. 326:330


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This study was conducted to examine the effect of tunnel covering materials on the growth and yield of red pepper in paddy fields. Materials for tunnel coverings included illite non-woven fabric and P.E film. Air and soil temperature were higher in the illite non-woven tunnel and P.E film tunnel by 7-8°C and 2-3°C, respectively, compared to no covering. Relative humidity in those treatments was also higher than with no covering. The growth and yield were higher with illite non-woven tunnels and P.E film tunnels than with no covering. In particular, the yield was 30% and 26% higher in illite non-woven tunnels and P.E film tunnels, respectively, than with no covering.



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