Study of Growth, Yield and Quality of Some Tomato Varieties in Valley Soils of Chittagong

M. G. Kibria
2013 IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science  
A field experiment was conducted at Research Field . It was observed that plant height, number of branches and number of leaves varied from 50 to 80 cm, 8 to 19 and 112 to 282 at 30 days after transplantation (DAT) and 64 to 100 cm, 19 to 29 and 307 to 612 at 45 DAT, respectively. The number of fruits plant -1 ranged from 19 to 52 and single fruit weight of tomato varied from 35.04 g to 72.05 g. The yield of tomato varied from 36.36 ton ha -1 to 122.21 ton ha -1 among the varieties. Results
more » ... ieties. Results further depicted that in respect of yield and quality, CLN3125P was found to be the best suitable and promising variety for growing in the valley soil of Chittagong. Similar result was found with CLN3125E, CLN3125L CLN3078J and BARI tomato 15. Results enumerated that quality of tomato varieties in terms of total soluble sugar, reducing sugar and non reducing sugar, vitamin C and nutrient minerals also showed significant variations.
doi:10.9790/2380-0221217 fatcat:zfjrmjdjq5eqdbbi3u2ljipidu