Influence of Air Temperature and Soil Moisture Conditions on the Growth and Yield of Hot Pepper under a Plastic Tunnel Culture

고추의 비가림재배 시 온도와 토양수분 환경이 생육 및 수량에 미치는 영향

  • Lee, Hee Ju (Vegetable Research Division, National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Sciences) ;
  • Lee, Sang Gyu (Vegetable Research Division, National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Sciences) ;
  • Choi, Chang Sun (Vegetable Research Division, National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Sciences) ;
  • Kim, Jun Hyeok (Vegetable Research Division, National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Sciences) ;
  • Kim, Sung Kyeom (Vegetable Research Division, National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Sciences) ;
  • Jang, Yun Ah (Vegetable Research Division, National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Sciences) ;
  • Lee, Sang Jung (Vegetable Research Division, National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Sciences)
  • 이희주 (농촌진흥청 국립원예특작과학원 채소과) ;
  • 이상규 (농촌진흥청 국립원예특작과학원 채소과) ;
  • 최장선 (농촌진흥청 국립원예특작과학원 채소과) ;
  • 김준혁 (농촌진흥청 국립원예특작과학원 채소과) ;
  • 김성겸 (농촌진흥청 국립원예특작과학원 채소과) ;
  • 장윤아 (농촌진흥청 국립원예특작과학원 채소과) ;
  • 이상중 (농촌진흥청 국립원예특작과학원 채소과)
  • Received : 2015.02.16
  • Accepted : 2015.03.30
  • Published : 2015.06.30


This study was conducted to determine the effects of high temperature and deficit irrigation on growth and yield of hot pepper. Hot pepper was subjected to four irrigation treatments: fully irrigation (FI), 10, 20, and 30 days deficit irrigation (DI) combination with high temperature treatment. Control plants were grown natural environment and conventional culture methods. The plant height treated with high temperature was significantly higher than that of control plant. At FI combination with high temperature treatment, growth parameters such as stem diameter, leaf area, fresh and dry weight were the greatest. The yield was the greatest (2,036 kg/10a) under control, DI combination with high temperature treatment decreased by approximately 42% compare with FI combination with high temperature treatment. The number of abnormal fruits was approximately 38/plant under control, which was the smallest and that of 30 days DI combination with high temperature was higher 3.3 times compare with control. Flower abscission and calcium deficiency induced by DI treatments, especially those physiological disorder promoted by increasing DI treatments period. Results indicated that yield of hot pepper reduced by DI treatments, these results suggest that the growers should irrigate to proper soil moisture for preventing reduction of total fruit yield.


Abnormal fruit;Drought;Heat Stress;Photosynthesis;Tunnel Culture;Yield


Supported by : 농촌진흥청


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