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Vol.12(2), pp. 28-31 , February 2018
https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPS2017.1555
ISSN: 1996-0824


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Farm yield evaluation and demonstration of Melkashola tomato variety in central zone of Tigray Region, Ethiopia



Kassa Melese Ashebre
  • Kassa Melese Ashebre
  • Abergelle Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 44, Abi-Adi, Tigray, Ethiopia.
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 Received: 02 April 2017  Accepted: 28 April 2017  Published: 28 February 2018

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Low production and productivity of tomato in the study area is due to limited use of agricultural inputs, particularly improved seeds and fertilizers. The practice of tomato seed production in central zone of Tigray is almost negligible. The demand for vegetable seed is increasing from time to time. Though vegetable seed production is difficult, there are attempts and efforts to produce them at local level. Strengthening of community based seed multiplication practice is a means to develop the vegetable seed production techniques and business. In order to bring this to practical, this work was conducted in 2013. Farmers research group (FRG) approach was used to implement the research. In 2013, an average yield of 1.2056 q/ha of tomato seed was recorded.

Key words: Tomato, yield, production, seeds, fertilizers.

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APA Ashebre, K. M. (2018). Farm yield evaluation and demonstration of Melkashola tomato variety in central zone of Tigray Region, Ethiopia. African Journal of Plant Science, 12(2), 28-31.
Chicago Kassa Melese Ashebre. "Farm yield evaluation and demonstration of Melkashola tomato variety in central zone of Tigray Region, Ethiopia." African Journal of Plant Science 12, no. 2 (2018): 28-31.
MLA Kassa Melese Ashebre. "Farm yield evaluation and demonstration of Melkashola tomato variety in central zone of Tigray Region, Ethiopia." African Journal of Plant Science 12.2 (2018): 28-31.
   
DOI https://doi.org/10.5897/AJPS2017.1555
URL http://www.academicjournals.org/journal/AJPS/article-abstract/A878FDA55657

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