Grain Yield, Grain Weight and Protein, Fe, Zn, Se and Phytic Acid Concentrations of Lentil under Dryland Conditions


Abdulkadir Aydogan , Duygu Ates , Vural Karagul , Alaatin Keceli , Turgay Sanal , Asuman Kaplan Evlice , Nurettin Cinkaya , Metehan Yuce ,

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Lentil seed is rich in protein, essential amino acids, micronutrients and vitamins for human consumption and in developing countries, protein and micronutrient grain legumes, including lentils seeds, generally meet requirements. In the current study, five experimental plots were established at the three different dryland locations in Central Anatolian Plateau of Turkey with a typical continental climate in 2008 and 2009 experimental years. According to the data obtained, it was determined that the measurements showed interaction according to these years and locations. Promising lentil lines, that are evaluated in present study and have high grain yield, thousand grain weight (TGW), protein and micronutrient content, and also have low level of phytic acid (PA) could be used as parents to develop new lentil varieties in future breeding programs.


grain yield, lentil, micronutrients, phytic acid, protein, thousand-grain weight


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