Evaluation of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Hybrids for Quality Traits, Yield and Fruit under Polyhouse Conditions

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Mohan Singh
K. D. Ameta
R. A. Kaushik
K. S. Rajawat

Abstract

An experiment was conducted at Hi-Tech Unit, Department of Horticulture, Rajasthan College of Agriculture, MPUAT, Udaipur during the year 2017-18 to evaluate the yield and quality traits of tomato hybrids under polyhouse condition. The experiment was laid out in completely randomized design with nine hybrids replicated four times. The analysis of variance revealed significant variation among the hybrids for all the characters. The experiment results revealed that hybrid Dev was performed extremely well under polyhouse condition with respect to yield parameters viz. yield per plant (5.50 kg) and yield per square meter (24.42 kg). The observation recorded for biochemical analysis showed that maximum titratable acidity (0.509%), ascorbic acid (17.76 mg/100 g) and lycopene content (5.80 mg/100 g) were recorded in hybrid Arka Samrat. Based on the above experiment Dev and Arka Samrat are promising hybrids under polyhouse cultivation.

Keywords:
Tomato, polyhouse, yield, quality, hybrids.

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Singh, M., D. Ameta, K., A. Kaushik, R., & S. Rajawat, K. (2020). Evaluation of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Hybrids for Quality Traits, Yield and Fruit under Polyhouse Conditions. Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 38(6), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.9734/cjast/2019/v38i630452
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