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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2019; 7(1): 99-101                               Available online, March 30, 2019

Bread Wheat Preliminary Variety Trial Set-I, 

(BWPVT-I-15)

 

Azeb Hailu and Teka Solomon

 

TARI, Mekelle Agricultural Research Center, P.O.Box 258, Mekelle, Ethiopia

 

Received : 20.12.2018   |    Accepted : 20.02.2019    |    Published : 30.3.2019

Wheat productivity particularly in Tigray as compared to the major wheat growing areas of Ethiopia is less. This is due to many of the previously released wheat materials were tested and released in potential areas with high rainfall that does not fit to the real condition of the region and infested by new emerging diseases. Therefore, this activity was implemented to evaluate and select bread wheat genotypes which are with better agronomic performance and resistant to diseases. The trial was conducted at Enderta (Illala on station) districts in 2016 main cropping season. From the overall analysis it is observed  that there is  a sig. difference  among the genotypes tested for all traits except for biomass and seeds per spike. One candidate genotype ETBW 8064 was selected for future regional variety trials.

 

Key Words:  Genotypes, Trait, Regional Varietal Trial 

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Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan

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Cite this article as:

Azeb Hailu and Teka Solomon (2019) Bread Wheat Preliminary Variety Trial Set-I, (BWPVT-I-15), Int. J. of. Life Sciences, Volume 7(1): 99-101. 

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Acknowledgements

Authors thank Mekelle Agricultural Research Center (MARC) for financial support as well other core processes for their engagement during planting time.

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Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.

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Copyright: © 2019 | Author(s), This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial - No Derives License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.

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