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Registration of Newly Released Food Barley (HondiumVulgare L.) Variety ‘Gesse’ for High Potential Barley Growing Areas in Ethiopia

Twenty-three food barley (HondiumVulgare L.) genotypes including with three standard check varieties were evaluated at three locations (Sinana, Robe area and Bekoji) for two years from 2020-2021. Data for grain yield and other important traits were generated and the Results of combined analysis and stability analysis showed that barley genotype coded as G8 and G18 exhibited the highest mean grain yield with high stability and good agronomic performance as well as good level of disease resistance across the testing environment. These two candidate genotypes were promoted to VVT (variety verification trial) along with two check varieties Adoshe and HB1966 to re-evaluated including farmers field using large plots for one year, in 2022. After critical evaluation of VVT by National Variety Releasing Committee (NVRC) and group of farmers, the first genotype, coded as G8, which has grain yield advantage 37.3% and 49.2% over standard checks Adoshe and HB1966 and later on given local name called “Gesse” was officially released for wider production for high potential barley growing areas of Ethiopia.

Gesse, Variety Registration, Candidate Genotypes

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Sebsibe, H., Tadesse, E., Teshome, E., Bayisa, T., Degfe, G. (2024). Registration of Newly Released Food Barley (HondiumVulgare L.) Variety ‘Gesse’ for High Potential Barley Growing Areas in Ethiopia. American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 12(1), 18-21.

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Sebsibe, H.; Tadesse, E.; Teshome, E.; Bayisa, T.; Degfe, G. Registration of Newly Released Food Barley (HondiumVulgare L.) Variety ‘Gesse’ for High Potential Barley Growing Areas in Ethiopia. Am. J. Agric. For. 2024, 12(1), 18-21. doi: 10.11648/ajaf.20241201.13

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Sebsibe H, Tadesse E, Teshome E, Bayisa T, Degfe G. Registration of Newly Released Food Barley (HondiumVulgare L.) Variety ‘Gesse’ for High Potential Barley Growing Areas in Ethiopia. Am J Agric For. 2024;12(1):18-21. doi: 10.11648/ajaf.20241201.13

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