Evaluation of some genotypes of China aster [Callistephuschinensis (L.) Nees.] under the condition of Syrian coast-Lattakia

International Journal of Agriculture & Environmental Science
© 2019 by SSRG - IJAES Journal
Volume 6 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Maryam Sultan, Mazen Nassour
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Maryam Sultan, Mazen Nassour, "Evaluation of some genotypes of China aster [Callistephuschinensis (L.) Nees.] under the condition of Syrian coast-Lattakia," SSRG International Journal of Agriculture & Environmental Science, vol. 6,  no. 3, pp. 24-27, 2019. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23942568/IJAES-V6I3P105


This experiment was conducted to find out the most suitable genotypes of China aster [Callistephuschinensis (L.) Nees] under Syrian coast condition for growth , flowering and yield characters. The results showed high variation in performance of all ten genotypes for growth and flowering characters. Maximum plant height (87.2cm), number of primary branches per plant (19.3) and plant spread (53.5 cm) were noted in (G5) but it was least chlorophyll (a ,b) content (3.65 mg/100g and 1.67 mg/100g .,respectively). Also it was shortest vase life (7.33 days). (G7) recorded maximum number of secondary branches per plant (15.6), leaves per plant ( 225), flower per plant (43), seed yield per plant (7.076g) also it took maximum number of day to first flower opening (72.3days) and day to 50% flowering (88.9days) and longest duration of flowering (31.3 days), but it was least flower head diameter (6.02cm ). Whereas largest flower head diameter (8.05cm) and highest chlorophyll (a ,b) content (6.01 mg/100g and 2.75mg/100g respectively) were noted in (G10). (G3) recorded Maximum number of seed per flower (134.33) and weight of 1000 seeds(1.885g ), While highest germination (80%) was noted in (G9) and longest vase life (13.50 days)was noted in (G6).


China aster, Evaluation, Genotypes, Asteraceae


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