Evaluation of bottle gourd (lagenaria siceraria) to growth and yield

A.F.M. Jamal Uddin, Mohammad Tahidul Islam, M.S.N. Chowdhury, I.H. Shiam, H. Mehraj

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An experiment was conducted at Horticulture farm, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University to evaluate the growth and yield performance of eleven (L1 to L11) bottle gourd lines during the period from November 2013 to March 2014. Maximum vine length (6.8 m), leaf area (975.4 cm2), number of fruit (14.3), fruit length (54.9 cm), single fruit weight (1.43 kg), yield/plant (20.6 kg), yield/plot (82.0 kg) and yield/ha (50.1 ton) was found from L11 followed by L10. On the other hand minimum sex ratio (male to female) (0.21), days to first male flower appearance (37.3) and female flower appearance (41.0) was found from L.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-11
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Biosciences (IJB)
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2014


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