The comparative study of some faba bean (Vicia faba L.) varieties under rainfed condition in Sulaimani –Iraqi Kurdistan Region

The comparative study of some faba bean (Vicia faba L.) varieties under rainfed condition in Sulaimani –Iraqi Kurdistan Region

                                                 

Sherwan Esmail Tofiq1, Omer Kerim Aziz1 and Sazgar Hama Salih2


1 Faculty of Agricultural science, University of Sulaimani , Kurdistan region, Iraq 

2 Agricultural Research Center - Sulaimani 

E_mail: dr.sherwan56@hotmail.com




Article info


Original: 4 Mar. 2015
Revised: 16 Apr. 2015
Accepted: 19 Apr. 2015
Published online:  20 Sep. 2015



Key Words:

Broad bean
Variety
Environment




Abstract
The present study was carried out at Sulaimani region- Agricultural Research Center of Bakrajo, during three successive winter seasons (2011-2014).Using seven varieties of faba bean namely Zaina, Seher, Yieldiz, Civilla, Luz di Otono , Tanyari, and local. According to randomized complete block design with three replications. The comparisons among the means were carried out using least significant difference test (LSD) at 0.05 significant level. Results of this investigation summarized as the average of all seasons as follow: The variety Seher recorded maximum values for the characters pod length, number of seeds per pod and 100 seed weight, while the variety Civilla recorded the highest value for the characters number of seeds per plant and seed yield, while local variety produced the highest value for the character number of pods per plant. Significant differences were presented between seasons due to the average of all characters. The third season exhibited maximum values due to the characters number of pods per plant, pod length, number of seeds per plant and seed yield. 






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Kewan Omer,
Sep 20, 2015, 11:53 AM