Variability of Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) Genotypes for Yield and Yield Attributes

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M. S. Islam
N. Akter
S. Jui


The experiment was conducted during October 2018 to May 2019 at BRAC Agricultural Research and Development Centre, Gazipur, Bangladesh to evaluate the variability of chilligenotypes. The experimental field belongs to medium high land with sandy loam soil in texture. The experiment was laid out in RCBD design with three replications. Twenty-five genotypes were evaluated for their performances. Thirty days old seedlings were transplanted maintaining of 60 cm × 50 cm spacing in each case. The crop (Green chilli) was started to harvest from February and completed on May, 2019. The results of the experiment revealed that PP-13 (68.67) needs more time to flower whereas Premium (21.67) takes short time for flowering. Crop duration was recorded highest in PP-15 (188.67) and lowest in PP-8(171.00). Among the genotypes PP-4 was recorded the highest fruit weight(18.61), fruit length(17.25), fruit diameter(1.90) but emerged the lowest number of fruits,(46.21) while PP-9 emerged as superior in terms of maximum number of fruits/plant (300.65) and highest green fruit yield (22.42 ton/acre). So, PP-09 is the best under this agro climatic condition with respect to yield and its associate characters.

Variability, chilli, yield and yield traits

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Islam, M. S., Akter, N., & Jui, S. (2020). Variability of Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) Genotypes for Yield and Yield Attributes. Asian Journal of Research in Botany, 3(4), 33-37. Retrieved from
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