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Table 2 Comparison of yield and water use efficiency under control and PRD irrigation in different crops

From: Partial root-zone drying (PRD), its effects and agricultural significance: a review

Sr. No. Experiment location Crop Yield Water use efficiency References
Control PRD Control PRD
1 Australia Grapes 3.94 3.69 7.4 13.9 Du Toit et al. (2003)
2 Serbia Potato 53.19 50.46 236.40 380.14 Stikic et al. (2014)
3 New Zealand Tomato 52.4 49.8 1.2 2.2 Zegbe et al. (2007)
4 Malaysia Tomato 8.52 7.44 1.56 2.39 Ali et al. (2004)
5 Serbia Tomato 10.73 10.05 0.21 0.34 Stikic et al. (2003)
6 Syria Maize 8.5 6.1 12.80 16.20 Alkhaldi et al. (2012)
7 Egypt Sugarcane 63.50 57.33 12.1 16.1 Ibrahim and Emara (2010)
8 Iran Canola 1.81 1.63 0.37 0.67 Mousavi-Avval et al. (2011)
9 Peru Potato 45.1 36.2 4.9 8.1 Posadas et al. (2008)
10 Egypt Tomato 11.00 9.00 26 43 Affi et al. (2012)
11 New Zealand Pepper 3.70 3.45 1.20 2.00 Dorji et al. (2005)
12 Turkey Maize 10.00 6.97 1.61 2.09 Yazar et al. (2009)
13 China Cotton 5.8 5.4 - - Tang et al. (2005)
14 Pakistan Wheat 5.52 4.75 1.89 2.67 Ahmad et al. (2020)