Evaluation of Mulberry Germplasm for Growth and Yield Parameters during Different Seasons

Sushmitha C

Department of Sericulture, College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India.

Chikkalingaiah *

Department of Sericulture, College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India.

Manjunatha S R

Department of Sericulture, College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India.

Vidyashree S

Department of Sericulture, College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India.

Vinay Kumar M

Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Evaluation of mulberry germplasm for growth and yield parameters was carried out during the rainy and winter seasons of 2019-2020 in the Department of Sericulture, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru-65. The experimental material for the present study comprised of Seventy-one mulberry accessions and two check varieties M5 and V1. Among Seventy-one mulberry accessions evaluated the leaf yield of different genotypes differed significantly among different seasons. Among the elite mulberry genotypes, no single genotype was superior in respect of all the traits in different seasons. However, during rainy and winter season MI-232 and MI-143 recorded highest leaf yield.

Keywords: Mulberry, germplasm, growth, mulberry yield, rainy season, winter season


How to Cite

Sushmitha C, Chikkalingaiah, Manjunatha S R, Vidyashree S, & Vinay Kumar M. (2024). Evaluation of Mulberry Germplasm for Growth and Yield Parameters during Different Seasons. Journal of Applied Life Sciences International, 27(3), 21–31. https://doi.org/10.9734/jalsi/2024/v27i3644

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