Evaluating the Various Indeterminate Germplasm of Tomato Hybrids for Yield Components under High Tunnel at Climatic Condition of Balochistan

Author(s)

Malik Bakht Ali , Sher Mohammad Lehri , Bashri Ahmed Bangulzai , Dawood Khan ,

Download Full PDF Pages: 123-127 | Views: 431 | Downloads: 108 | DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4040978

Volume 4 - August 2020 (08)

Abstract

The trial was conducted at Directorate of Vegetable Seed Production, ARI Sariab Quetta-Pakistan.Main aim of this trial was to evaluate the potential of indeterminate tomatoes hybrids under high tunnel. The traditional practices of tomato cultivation are very lethargic and farming communities of specially tomato growers facing many agronomic problems due to such practices i.e. low yield per hectare, fruit quality (size and shape) and other management issues. This study revealed that through indeterminate cultivars/hybrids of tomato the yield per acre increased vividly within existing infrastructure of indigenous agriculture. In this trial 6 cultivars were tested among them Sahil performed well and its yield per hectare was recorded 120.72 tons. All cultivars were shown that indeterminate cultivars/hybrids have five (5) time more yield potential then regular tomato crops. This study recommend the utilization of Indeterminate tomatoes under tunnels through this way farmers will get more yield and improve their socio economic status and contribute healthy Gross domestic Production (GDP) at country level.

Keywords

Indeterminate Tomatoes, High Tunnel, Advance Agronomic Practices and Tomato Yield

References

                    i.            Sajjad, M., Ashfaq, M., Suhail, A., & Akhtar, S. (2011). Screening of tomato genotypes for resistance to tomato fruit borer (Helicoverpa armiger Hubner) in Pakistan. Pak. J. Agri. Sci, 48(1), 59-62.

      ii.            Dutta, A. K., & Adak, A. K. (2016). Screening tomato varieties based on growth, yield and quality attributes as influenced by different organic treatments. Journal of Agricultural Engineering and Food Technology, 3(3), 215-220.

    iii.            Khan, I., Hussain, I., Ahmed, M., Khan, S. M., Khan, A., Naveed, K.,  & Sajid, M. (2017). Screening of different exotic lines of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) under the agro climatic condition of Haripur. Pure and Applied Biology, 6(4), 1251-1259.

     iv.            Government of Balochistan (GOB).Onion Directorate of Crop Reporting Services Agriculture Statistics Balochistan, (43), 2014-15.

       v.            Amina, J. G., Derbew, B., & Ali, M. (2012). Yield and quality of Indeterminate Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) varieties with staking methods in Jimma, Singapore. Journal of Scientific Research, 2, 33-46.

     vi.            Maboko, M. M., & Du Plooy, C. P. (2018). Response of field-grown indeterminate tomato to plant density and stem pruning on yield. International journal of vegetable science, 24(6), 612-621.

   vii.            Pandiyaraj, P. (2017). Modern nursery raising systems in vegetables. International Journal of Agriculture Sciences, ISSN, 0975-3710.

 viii.            Gomez, K. A., & Gomez, A. A. (1984). Statistical procedures for agricultural research. John Wiley & Sons.

     ix.            Mitchell, B. A., Uchanski, M. E., & Elliott, A. (2019). Fruit Cluster Pruning of Tomato in an Organic High-Tunnel System. HortScience, 54(2), 311-316.

       x.            Mitchell, B. A., Uchanski, M. E., & Elliott, A. (2019). Fruit Cluster Pruning of Tomato in an Organic High-Tunnel System. HortScience, 54(2), 311-316.

Cite this Article: