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Vol. 11, Issue 1 (2022)

Varietal evaluation of African marigold (Tagetes erecta) under Prayagraj agroclimatic conditions

Author(s):
Nishtha Mehta
Abstract:
The present investigation was carried out under open field in Department of Horticulture, SHUATS, Prayagraj, during Febuary, 2021 to May, 2021. The experiment was laid out in Randomized Block Design (RBD) with three replications. Ten different varieties of marigold were evaluated in an investigation. The results revealed that the maximum plant height (102.8 cm), number of leaves (379), number of primary branches (22) were observed in the variety Patula Bonenza Bolero. However, minimum days to first flower bud initiation (26), days to first flowering (33), days to 50 percent flowering (38), was observed in the variety Sweet Cream. Significantly longer flowering duration (66 days) and shelf life (7 days) were observed in Dubloon and Patula Bonenza Bolero, respectively. Also the economic parameters i.e Benefit: Cost ratio, Gross return and Net return were significantly higher in the variety Patula Bonenza Bolero.
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How to cite this article:
Nishtha Mehta. Varietal evaluation of African marigold (Tagetes erecta) under Prayagraj agroclimatic conditions. Pharma Innovation 2022;11(1):1220-1224.

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