Renuka D.M.,COH Bagalkot |
Plant Archives | Year: 2016
Seven diverse genotypes of cherry tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme) were crossed in a half diallel fashion during kharif 2011. The resulting twenty-one hybrids along with 7 parents were tested during rabi 2012 for their mean performance and heterosis. The study revealed that on the basis of mean performance the parents IIHR-2754, IIHR-2864 and IIHR-2863 were superior for all characters of total inflorescences (48), number of fruits per kg (96.67), number of fruits per plant (498.67), acidity (0.459mg/100g), average fruit weight (31.05 g), yield per plot (53.33 kg), ascorbic acid (38.67 mg/100g), total carotenoids (15.024 mg/100g) and Lycopene (6.97 mg/100g). However, the conclusion of result is crosses IIHR-2754 × IIHR-2866 and IIHR-2754 × IIHR-2860 were the best heterotic hybrids with respect to yield and yield related characters.