Model of high-productive varieties in forage pea

Model of high-productive varieties in forage peaDownload file
KOSEV, V.MODEL OF HIGH-PRODUCTIVE VARIETIES IN FORAGE PEA

2015, 16(2), p.172 - 180, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5513/JCEA01/16.2.1606

Abstract

A linear equation of regression was used for establishment of the influence of quantitative characteristics on the grain productivity in forage pea and for development of a model for breeding work. The model for pea plant with high productivity was characterized by average height of 60–70 cm, 8–10 formed pods, 30–40 seeds per plant and 160–260 g in regard to 1000-seed weight.The obtained results showed that the greatest effect on grain productivity had the seed number per plant, first pod height and 1000-seed weight. Kristal variety had high ecological plasticity and could be considered as close to an ideal type, suitable for growing under wide range of environments. Pleven 4 and Rezonator were determined as high-productive varieties and with low stability, Kerpo and Pikardi - as low-productive but stable varieties. Druzba was identified as unstable and low-productive variety.

Keywords:
peaspisum sativum l.productivityquantitative characteristicsregressionstability