Characterization of morphological and yield variation of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) genotypes

DOI: 10.18805/LR-444    | Article Id: LR-444 | Page : 500-504
Citation :- Characterization of morphological and yield variation of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) genotypes.Legume Research-An International Journal.2019.(42):500-504
Mahmut Çamlica and Gülsüm Yaldiz mcamlica25@outlook.com
Address : Department of Field Crops, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey.
Submitted Date : 2-08-2018
Accepted Date : 12-03-2019

Abstract

Trigonella foenum-graecum L. has an important place among cultivated plants in our country as well as in the world. This study was carried out to determine the morphological and yield properties of 118 fenugreek genotypes which obtained from United States Department of Agriculture and local cultivars. Among the genotypes and controls, plant height (24.95-85.15 cm), first pod height (17.00-35.78 cm), pod weight (0.63-63.05 g per plant-1), number of seed per pod (3.56-14.30), pod lenght (7.01-36.10 cm), 1000 seed weight (0.49-56.31 g) and seed yield per plant (0.21-27.44 g) were determined. As a result of study, the highest seed yield and 1000 seed weight were seen in PI 296394 genotype. Dendogram analysis grouped the set of fenugreek genotypes into two main groups and many of fenugreek genotypes in same origin were found in different groups.

Keywords

Dendogram Fenugreek Morphological Yield properties

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