International Journal of Agronomy / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Effect of Nitrogen Fertilization on the Growth and Seed Yield of Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.)

Table 1

Effects of soil type, annual rainfall, temperature, soil pH, and N rates on sesame productivity.

S. No.CountrySoil type/textureAnnual rainfall (mm)Average temperature (°C)Soil pHAltitude (m)Environment/land suitability (1–4)Fertilizer rate, N (kg/ha)Country average yield (kg/ha) [10]Yield (kg/ha)Reported by

1China64214.2 (8–27)1002N123, P601555.7762.5Wei et al. [25]
2IndiaSandy loam787–11728.11N75, P–419.8706Motaka et al. [27]
3SudanCalcareous matrix<20029.8Alkaline3803N44, P44245.9919El Mahdi [26]
Sandy loam65025.79001N100762Bahar et al. [62]
4TanzaniaSandy clay400–50025.75.5–711401N45, P201044.7889.7Sanga [62]
5EthiopiaVerisol/clay400–62027–378.46003N41, P46792.7675Gebrelibanos [48]
Sandy clay loam150–34023–358.33002N46, P461633.3Mekonnen et al. [11]
6NigeriaUltisol/sandy clay loam157018–326.310001N46, P–1056.91333.3Ogundare et al. [8]
Loam600–80020–236961N75, P45850Shehu et al. [15]
Sandy loam600–8001N50, P–888Haruna [14]
7UgandaSandy loam100018–295.411281P30, P25, K40619946Anguria [63]
8BangladeshIrrigated4N125, P150915.71386Sarkar et al. [47]
9EgyptSandy loamIrrigated41406.31534El-Sherif [28]
10IranClay loam536.717.8201N150, P609011199.62Amin and Alireza [46]

Environment/land suitability: potential (1), suitable with some limitations (2), marginal (3), and irrigated (4).