Adaptation and Evaluation of Improved Pepper Varieties

Kassa Melese, Atsbha Gebreslassie


Shekatekli (Mitswa) irrigation scheme is the most potential areas for pepper production .However,the yield and yield components of pepper producing at the specified area is low . An experiment was conducted on adaptation  and evaluation of pepper varieties in 2005/2006 and 2006/2007 cropping seasons to enhance the production and productivity of pepper. The experiment was carried out at farmers’ plot of land having four varieties in three replications. The treatments or varieties were Melkashote, Bacolocal, Marakofana and Melkawaze.In general, the result of the experiment implied that Melkawaze was the high yielder of all.

Keywords: yield, Pepper, yield components

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