Assessment of Serbian pepper varieties grown in conditions of South Bulgaria

Velichka Todorova, Ivo Djinovic
2017 Genetika  
The comparative estimation was carried out with eight Serbian pepper varieties (Capsicum annuum L.) during the period 2010-2011 in field conditions at Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The varieties were evaluated by some important morphological traits of the plant and fruit, total and marketable yield. The assessment by plant and stem height showed proved differences between them. Romansa and Ekstaza formed significantly longer fruits than other varieties while
more » ... varieties while Amanda was with the lowest values by this trait but with the highest ones by the diameter at the base and flesh thickness. Romansa, Ekstaza and Delfina were most productive before maturity stage with 46.04 t ha -1 , 45.31 t ha -1 and 45.13 t ha -1 , respectively. The varieties which were evaluated by yield of the fruit at maturity stage showed non proved differences by total yield and their values were from 21.34 t ha -1 for Delfina to 24.41 t ha -1 for Slonovo uvo.
doi:10.2298/gensr1701161t fatcat:qev6x22lfvdd7ma4ggm6mml2c4