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A Study to Determine Yield and Yield Component Interactions on ICARDA Spring Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) Varieties in Eastern Mediterranean Conditions


Dürdane Mart

Eastern Mediterranean Agricultural Research Institute, Turkey.

*Corresponding author: Dürdane Mart

Published: June 3,2021


This study has been conducted in years 1998 and 1999 on research fields of Eastern Mediterranean Agricultural Research Institute, at Adana/Turkey location in order to identify the yield and the yield component interactions in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) for Eastern Mediterranean conditions. In addition, the flowering date, plant height and tolerance to Ascochyta Blight were also taken into account as a criteria for the selection. The disribution of rainfall was also effective on the performances of lines and varieties. The area of the research was located between the geographic latitudes of 360 51' 17.21 North and 350 20' 41.61 East with an altitude of 23 m. The planting was performed in December and the varieties were evaluated for their fitness to winter conditions. According to the highest and the lowest values accumulated during two years of a study at Adana location; yield values were changed in between 246.5-39.74 kg/da, flowering period was changed in between 144.0-137.8 days, plant height was changed in between 76.17-51.83 cm at the winter sowing conditions.


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A Study to Determine Yield and Yield Component Interactions on ICARDA Spring Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) Varieties in Eastern Mediterranean Conditions

How to cite this paper: Dürdane Mart. (2021) A Study to Determine Yield and Yield Component Interactions on ICARDA Spring Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) Varieties in Eastern Mediterranean Conditions. International Journal of Food Science and Agriculture5(2), 317-321.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijfsa.2021.06.016