Evaluation of Chilli pepper genotypes for yield and reaction to field diseases

The performance of 25 chilli (16 exotic and 9 local) genotypes for yield and associated traits and reaction to field diseases was assessed at the National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI)- Namulonge from June-November, 2009. Total and marketable yields ranged from 1.9-9.9 t/ha and 0.97.6 t/ha, respectively. Genotype 28, 11, 4 and 14 gave the highest yields of 9.9, 9.1, 7.7 and 7.6 t/ha, respectively. The rest of the genotypes had yields ranging from 1.9 to 7.2 t/ha. Leaf spots and virus were the most prominent diseases. Some genotypes, especially 4, 12 and 22 appeared resistant to both Coaenophora and Phytophthora blights.
Les performances de 25 génotypes à base de piment (16 caractères exotiques et 9 locaux) pour le rendement et associés à des maladies et la réaction sur le terrain a été évaluée à « L’Institut National de Recherche de Ressources des Cultures » (National Crops Resources Research Institut (NaCRRI) - Namulonge de Juin-Novembre 2009. Les rendements totaux et vendables variaient de 1,9 à 9.9 t / ha et de 0,9 à 7,6 t / ha, respectivement. Les Génotypes 28, 11, 4 et 14 ont donné les meilleurs rendements de 9,9, 9,1, 7,7 et 7,6 t / ha, respectivement. Le reste des génotypes avaient des rendements variant de 1,9 à 7,2 t / ha. Les taches foliaires et le virus ont été les maladies les plus éminents. Certains génotypes, en particulier, 4, 12 et 22 semblaient résistants à la fois aux maladies de Coaenophora et des Phytophthora.
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