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Evaluation of Different Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Varieties for Seed Quality Analysis in South Eastern Ethiopia

Seeds are basic agricultural input and it has a unique feature for delivering technology to increase the production and productivity of the farmers. Due to poor seed quality, the production and productivity of the farmers was declined. Therefore the objective of the experiment was to evaluate different bread wheat varieties for the seed quality analysis. The experiment was laid out in randomized compete design with three replication in Sinana Agricultural Research center laboratory. Seed germination (%), purity percentage (%), Seed physical purity (%) and thousands seed weight (TSW)Root length, shoot length, Fresh weight, Vigor index I and Vigor Index II, were tested in the laboratory and the data were analysized using SAS 9.00 software to confirm whether all varieties fit minimum seed quality standard or not. The results indicated that the only seed purity were significant different and other Quality traits were non significant variation for other. The result of the study confirmed the mean square of all the varieties consists good seed quality due above minimum standard except only kind birds. Therefore all seed varieties were used for the next production

Bread Wheat, Seed Quality, Germination, Purity, Vigor Index

Talila Garamu, Hussein Gammachu, Ermias Tashooma. (2023). Evaluation of Different Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Varieties for Seed Quality Analysis in South Eastern Ethiopia. International Journal of Genetics and Genomics, 11(3), 86-90.

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