Main Article Content
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.
Kucuk O. Phase II randomized clinical trial of lycopene supple-mentation before radical prostatectomy. Cancer Epide-miology, biomarkers and prevention. 2001;10(4): 861-868.
Ram HH. Text book. Vegetable breeding principles and practices. Kalyani Publishers. 1991;171-187.
Sepat NK, Sepat SR, Sepat S, Kumar A. Energy use efficiency and cost analysis of tomato under greenhouse and open field production system at Nubra valley of Jammu and Kashmir. International Journal of Environmental Sciences. 2013;3(4): 1233-1241.
Davies JN, Hobson GE. The constituents of tomato fruit-the influence of environ-ment, nutrition, and genotype. Critical Review Food Science Nutition. 1981; 15:205-280.
Carvalho VD. Chemical and industrial characterstics of tomato. Agricultural Report, Belo Horizonte. 1980; 6:63-68.
Stevens MA. Citrate and malate concentrations in tomato fruits: genetic control and maturational effects. Journal of American Society of Horticultural Science. 1972;97:655-658.
Mishra GP, Singh N, Kumar H, Singh SB. Protected cultivation for food and nutritional security at Ladakh. Defence Science Journal. 2010;60:219-225.
Singh B, Sirohi NPS. Protected cultivation of vegetables in India: problems and future prospects. Proc IS on greenhouses, environmental control and In house mechanization for crop production in the tropics and sub-tropics. Acta Horticulture. 2006;710(38):339-342.
Ameta KD, Kaushik RA, Dubey RB, Rajawat KS. Protected cultivation. An entrepreneurship for modern Agriculture. Biotech Today. 2019;9(1):35-40.
AOAC. Official method of analysis. Association of official agricultural chemists. Benjamin Franklin Station, Washington, D. C. 2016;16-37.
Seth P, Khandelwal SK. Biochemical Analysis. Himanshu Publication, New Delhi. 2008;186-187.
Panse VG, Sukhatme PV. Statistical method for agricultural workers, (3Ed.), ICAR, New Delhi. 1985;145-146.
Dhyani S, Misra AC, Panday V, Sajwan P. Evaluation of tomato (Solanum lycopersicon L.) hybrids for fruit yield characters in hill region of Uttarakhand, India. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences. 2017;6(9):1622-1633.
Sharma VK, Singh T. Performance evaluation of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) hybrids for increased productivity under polyhouse conditions in temperate areas. Journal of Agriculture and Crops. 2015;1(6):68-74.
Jindal SK, Dhaliwal MS, Chawla N. Comparative performance of different tomato hybrids under naturally ventilated polyhouse. International Journal of Horticulture Science. 20185;5(14):1-12.
Shibli RA, Ereifej KI, Ajlouni MA, Hussain A. Evaluation of thirteen open pollinated cultivars and three hybrids of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) for physical properties and chemical composition of fruits. Pakistan Journal of Agriculture Science. 1995;32(3):1-3.
Purkayastha MD, Mahanta CL. Physicochemical properties of five different tomato cultivars of Meghalaya and their suitability in food processing. African Journal of Food Science. 2011;5(4):657-667.
Lekshmi SL, Celine VA. Evaluation of tomato hybrids for fruit, yield and quality traits under polyhouse conditions. International Journal of Applied and Pure Science and Agriculture. 2015;01(7): 58-64.