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Effect of Different Row Spacing on Common Bean Varieties (Phaseolus vulgarie. L) At Mechara Agricultural Research Center, Oromia, Ethiopia

The experiment was conducted at Mechara Agricultural Research center in 2020/2021 with objective of to determine the effect of inter-row spacing on yield components and yield of common bean varieties. The experiment was consisted factorial combination of two common beans (Awash-2 and Chercher) and seven inter-row spacing (25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 and 55 cm). Fourteen treatments were laid down in randomized complete block design (RCBD) which replicated three times per treatment. From analyzed data day to flowering, plant height, primary branch, leaf area, seed per pod, biomass, grain yield, hundred seed weight and harvest index were significantly affected by inter row spaces at p<0.05. Days maturity, plant height, pod length, primary branch, leaf area, pod per plant and seed per pod were significantly affected by variety difference. at p<0.05 and others trait such as plant height, pod per plant, seed per pod, grain yield and hundred seed weight were significantly affected by interaction effect of inter-row spacing and variety at p<0.05. From the analyzed result highest grain yield (2913kg ha-1) was recorded from Awash-2 variety when planted at 35cm inter-row spacing and the next highest yield was (2543kg ha-1) was recorded by chercher variety at 50cm inter-row spacing. Therefore sowing Awash-2 varieties at 35cm and chercher variety 50cm inter-row spacing could be appropriate at the in study areas. Since the experiment was done for one year it is better to repeat the experiment over years and location for further recommendation.

Main Effect, Interactions Effect, Yield

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Hirpo, A., Ejigu, D. (2023). Effect of Different Row Spacing on Common Bean Varieties (Phaseolus vulgarie. L) At Mechara Agricultural Research Center, Oromia, Ethiopia. Advances in Applied Sciences, 8(4), 141-146. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.aas.20230804.14

ACS Style

Hirpo, A.; Ejigu, D. Effect of Different Row Spacing on Common Bean Varieties (Phaseolus vulgarie. L) At Mechara Agricultural Research Center, Oromia, Ethiopia. Adv. Appl. Sci. 2023, 8(4), 141-146. doi: 10.11648/j.aas.20230804.14

AMA Style

Hirpo A, Ejigu D. Effect of Different Row Spacing on Common Bean Varieties (Phaseolus vulgarie. L) At Mechara Agricultural Research Center, Oromia, Ethiopia. Adv Appl Sci. 2023;8(4):141-146. doi: 10.11648/j.aas.20230804.14

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