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Progressive Horticulture
Year : 2008, Volume : 40, Issue : 2
First page : ( 184) Last page : ( 186)
Print ISSN : 0970-3020. Online ISSN : 2249-5258.

Performance of various french bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) genotypes under mid-hill condition of garhwal himalaya

Rana D.K.*, Kumar Arvind

Department of Vegetable Science G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Hill Campus, Ranichauri-249 199, (Uttarakhand)

*Corresponding author Address: Dr. D. K. Rana C/O Naresh Nautiyal, Nautiyal Bhawan, Agency Mohalla, Srinagar (Uttarakhand)-246 174 Email: drdkrana@ gmail.com

Online published on 3 April, 2012.

Abstract

Present experiment was conducted with 16 genotypes of French bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) from various sources in a randomized block design with three replications at G.B. Pant University of Ag. & Tech, Hill Campus Ranichauri, Uttarakhand in the temperate midhills of Himalayas. In this experiment data were recorded on plant height, days to 50% flowering, pod length and width, fresh pod weight, number of pickings and yield. Early flowering was recorded in Contender (42.33 days) and IIHR-909 (42.33 days) followed by Arka Komal (43 days) and maximum pod length was noticed in Arka Komal with 16.20 cm. The green pod yield was maximum in IIHR-909 (130.00 q/ha) followed by CH-808 (123.33 q/ha) and MFB-2 (114.07 q/ha).

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