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ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY
Interdisciplinary International Science Journal
Volume 41 (2023)
Page No. 1941
Om Prakash Jitarwal,
Environment and Ecology 41 (3C): 1941—1946, July—September 2023
Article DOI: https://doi.org/10.60151/envec/FZGJ1225
Morphological and Physiological Characterization
of Different Guava Cultivar’s under Semi-arid
Zone of Haryana
Parveen, Chetna, Om Prakash Jitarwal, Deepak Sangwan,
Received 30 March 2023, Accepted 14 June 2023, Published on 4 September 2023
Guava varieties for different morpho-physiological traits were evaluated at Guava Demonstration Center, Bhuna (Fatehabad) and in Postgraduate Laboratory of the Department of Horticulture, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar during the year 2018-19 for both the season i.e., rainy and winter. Quantitative and qualitative characters of fifteen guava varieties with distinct variation was observed. Among these characters flowering and fruit were critical observed and a wide variation in flowering parameters has been recorded. The time of flower initiation period varied from 20th April to 1st May. The duration of flowering of different guava varieties during rainy season showed variations from 27 to 35 days. Pant Parbhat, Banarsi Surkha showed ovate shape of fruit, while, Barf Khana had globose type of fruit shape. KG Guava had maximum fruit length of 10.05 cm and diameter (width) of 8.16 cm during rainy season. Highest fruit weight of 362.0 g and 412.3 g was noticed in KG Guava during both the season i.e., rainy and winter.
Keywords Duration, Flowering, Guava varieties, Parameters, Season.