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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Special Issue 2 (2018)

Collection and evaluation of custard apple (<em>Annona squamosa</em> L.) genotypes in Chhattisgarh plains

Author(s):

Swapnil Singh Chandel, SN Dikshit and HG Sharma

Abstract:
The present investigstion entitled “Collection and Evaluation of Custard apple (<em>Annona squamosa</em> L.) genotypes in Chhattisgarh plains” was carried out in the Department of Fruit science, College of Agriculture, IGKV, Raipur through the survey conducted in the different villages of district Bilaspur and Mahasamund, during the year 2016-17. All 18 genotypes were evaluated for yield parameters and physical aspects. The results revealed a great variability for yield and quality traits. The fruit physical characters viz., fruit length (7.53 to 11.76 cm), fruit breadth (7.14 to 10.98 cm), fruit weight (155.86 to 365.78 g), pericarp weight (75.85 to 162.58 g), pulp weight (60.44 to 180.56 g), number of seeds per fruit (48.33 to 20.00) and seed weight (15.00 to 23.00 g) showed significant variation.

Pages: 149-152  |  2302 Views  1016 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Swapnil Singh Chandel, SN Dikshit and HG Sharma. Collection and evaluation of custard apple (<em>Annona squamosa</em> L.) genotypes in Chhattisgarh plains. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(2S):149-152.

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