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Indian Horticulture Journal
Year : 2012, Volume : 2, Issue : 1and2
First page : ( 43) Last page : ( 45)
Print ISSN : 2249-6823.

Evaluation of Different Kharif Onion (Allium cepa L.) Genotypes in Chhattisgarh Plains

Dewangan S R*, Sahu G D, Kumar Ajay

Department of Horticulture, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur-492 006, Chhattisgarh, India.

*E-mail: sitaramdewangan13@gmail.com

Online published on 8 May, 2013.

Abstract

Present investigation was undertaken at Research and Instructional Farm, Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur (Chhattisgarh) during kharif season of 2010-2011 in a randomized block design with three replications. Evaluation of 23 genotypes of kharif onion revealed that the BKHO-1002 was found best for total bulb yield (39.34 t/ha), average bulb weight (195.63 g), polar and equatorial diameter of bulb (7.78 and 8.18 cm). Whereas, BKHO-1007 recorded highest total soluble solids (13.62%) maximum plant emergence per cent (66.33%) and maximum plant height (72.43 cm) and neck thickness (1.98 cm) recorded in BKHO-1004, number of leaves per plant found maximum (10.53) in BKHO-1005. Analysis of variance revealed that the mean sum of square for all the characters is significant. BKHO-1002 and BKHO-1003 with larger polar and equatorial diameter of bulb, bulb weight, marketable and total bulb yield and BKHO-1007 indicated that maximum TSS are advocated for commercial cultivation in kharif season.

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Keywords

Allium cepaKharif Onion, Evaluation, Genotypes, Chhattisgarh.

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