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Effect of plant population density and varietal differences on yield and yield components of onion (Allium cepa L.) in North Eastern Nigeria – IJAAR

Ibrahim Babale Gashua, Ahmed Abbator

University of Wolverhampton, School of Applied Sciences, Wulfruna, WV1 1SB, United Kingdom

University of Maiduguri, Department of Biological Sciences, Maiduguri, Nigeria

The Federal Polytechnic Damaturu, Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Damaturu, Nigeria

Key words: Ex-Borno, flavonoids, plant density, bululu, traits.

Allium cepaAbstract

Onion is grown extensively during dry season in the North eastern Nigeria for bulb as well as leaves production. The local producers were known to use random density planting in the field. Continue reading


Effect of different sowing dates on yield contributing traits of Mash bean (Vigna mungo L.) – IJAAR

Vigna mungoHafiz Bashir Ahmad, Muhammad Amir Amin, Iqbal Hussian, Ch. Muhammad Rafique, Muhammad Naveed, Muhammad Aslam Awais and Muhammad Shafiq, Muhammad Aqeel

Pulses research Institute, Ayub Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Key words: Sowing dates, Varieties, Traits, Seed yield and mash bean.


Optimum sowing time and a promising variety are of prime importance to catch potential yield of any crop. Sowing time affects plant physiological and morphological specifications like effect on vegetative and reproductive periods, Continue reading

Evaluation of genetic diversity in pea (Pisum sativum) based on morpho-agronomic characteristics for yield and yield associated traits – JBES

Pisum sativumHafiz Muhammad Imran Umar, Shoaib-Ur-Rehman, Muhammad Bilal, Syed Atif Hasan Naqvi, Syed Amir Manzoor, Abdul Ghafoor, Muhammad Khalid, Muhammad Tayyab Iqbal, Abdul Qayyum, Farah Ahmad, Malik Ahsan Irshad

Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, FAST, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan.

Department of Plant Pathology, FAST, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan

Department of Forestry, FAST, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan

Institute of Agri Biotechnology and Genetic Resources, NARC, Islamabad, Pakistan

Department of Biotechnology, Islamia University Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Key words: Genetic diversity, Accessions, PCA, Pisum sativum, Traits.


The genetic diversity in 128 exotic pea accessions from diverse origin was determined for four qualitative traits flower color (FC), testa color (TC), cotyledon color (CC) and pod shape (PS) and eleven quantitative attributes i.e., plant Continue reading

Evaluation the performance of commercial faba bean (Vicia faba L.) varieties on some morpho-physiological and N-fixing Traits under Eastern Ethiopia

kormovye-boby-rastenie_d23cfd794e3959c0365deae617cf64d6Million Fikreselassie

School of Plant Sciences, Haramaya University, P. O. Box 138, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

Key words: Vicia faba L., commercial varieties, morpho-physiological, N-fixing, traits.


Eight commercial faba bean varieties were evaluated under field and green-house condition in 2011 and 2012 respectively at Haramaya University to evaluate their performance for yield, yield components and incidence and severity of major disease. The experiment was laid out in RCBD with three replications. The mean squares of the genotypes were highly significant for days to maturity, stand count, reactions to rust, plant height, biomass yield and thousand seed weight implying that a wide range of variability has been obtained for the traits studied. The GCV ranged from 0.04% to 2606%, while the PCV varied between 0.4% and 2682.59% for the same characters. 0110The estimated broad sense heritability ranged from 10.58 % to 98.72%. Genetic gains that could be expected from selecting the top 5% of the genotypes varied from 1.90% to 235.07%. Number of effective and non effective nodules per plant estimates high heritability and genetic advance. The first six PC accounted for more than 74% of the total variation. The first principal component which accounted for about 21% of the variability was due to Incidence of rust, number of pods and seeds per plant and stand count. The eight released faba bean varieties were grouped into three clusters and their differences were mainly attributed to the variation thousand seed weight and stand count. Seed yield had significant genotypic associations with plant height and number of pods per plant. In general, from this study Gachena adapted and suitable for production to the other part of the country where Gebelcho, Obse, Tumsa, and Cs20DK were recommended for production.

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Published By: International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Research (IJAAR)

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