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PERFORMANCE OF SEED YIELD OF TOSSA JUTE O-9897

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Author Name: M. R. Debnath, S. K. Biswas, A. B. M. Z. Hoque, P. N. Nandi, M. H. Chowdhury and B. P. Roy
Research Area: Agricultural Science
Volume: 06
Issue: 04
Page No: 15-17
Emailed: 6
Total Downloads: 109
Country: Bangladesh
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Jute seed production capacity varied significantly in relation to variety. An experiment was conducted at Jute Research Regional Station, Faridpur at September, 2016 to January, 2017 with five varieties, viz., O-9897, BJRI Tossa Pat 4 (O-72), BJRI Tossa Pat 5 (O-795), BJRI Tossa Pat 6 (O-3820) and JRO-524 to find out the seed production capacity and quality. The result revealed that the highest seed yield was obtained from O-9897 (557.56kg/ha) which were statistically identical with the seed yield of O-795, O-3820 and JRO-524 where as O-72 gave the lowest seed yield. Seed quality was highest at O-3820 with maximum normal seedlings percentage (79.67%) and minimum abnormal seedlings percentage (10.33%). Jute seed yield was significantly positively correlated with plant population. For highest amount of seed production O-9897 cultivation should be recommended and for best quality seed BJRI Tossa Pat 6 may be recommended to cultivate at Faridpur region.