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Comparative Studies on the Performance of Some Grape Fruit Varieties under Soil and Climatic Conditions of Dera Ghazi Khan

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Author(s): M. Amin Shakir | M. Raza Salik | Faqir Muhammad

Journal: Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences
ISSN 1028-8880

Volume: 3;
Issue: 9;
Start page: 1401;
Date: 2000;
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Keywords: Grape fruit | shamber | marsh seedless | foster red maxican | performance | vegetative | reproductive characters

ABSTRACT
Present research studies were carried out to compare four varieties of grape fruit i.e., Shamber, Marsh seedless, Foster and red Maxican for their vegetative and reproductive characters. It has been found that all the varieties behaved similarly in both the years for height and spread of plant and for TSS contents. With regard to yield, juice contents and juice percentage, Marsh seedless was found superior variety. Stem girth was nearly similar in all cultivars except red Maxican which produced least stem girth. Red maxican was better for giving more fruit size and average weight of single fruit. Generally, all the four cultivars behaved similarly for various vegetative and reproductive characters in both the years.
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