Effect of Seedling Age on Growth and Yield of Tomato

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Rumpa Sarker Sasthi pada Ray Juthika Paul Awfiqua Nusrat Mahbuba Jamil Tithi

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An experiment was conducted in the Horticultural Farm of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka -1207 during the period from October 2010 to March 2011 to find out the effect of seedling age on the growth and yield of tomato. Three different seedling ages such as S1= 20 days, S2= 25 days and S3= 30 days old seedling were used. The experiment was laid out in RCBD with three replications. Highest yield (87.57 t/ha) was obtained from (S3= 30 days old seedling) while the lowest yield (59.21 t/ha) was obtained from (S1= 20 days old seedling).

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