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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 1
First page : (174) Last page : (177)
Article doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5975

Evaluation of Guava (Psidium guajava L.) Varieties under Gird Zone of Madhya Pradesh

Praveen Kumar Singh Gurjar1*, Lal Singh2, Raj Singh Kushwah3, Jitendra Singh Gurjar4, Rajesh Lekhi5, V.N. Kansana6,  V.S. Bhadouria7and Mukesh Singh8
1,2,3,5,6,7&8RVSKVV, Gwalior (M.P.)
4BTM  Chhatarpur M.P.
*Corresponding Author E-mail: dr.praveen1975@rediffmail.com
Received: 6.11.2017  |  Revised: 14.12.2017   |  Accepted: 20.12.2017  


The growth, yield, physio-chemical attributes and quality traits of five varieties of guava (Psidium guajava L.) were evaluated during winter season of 2015-16 & 2016-17. Plant height shoot length & shoot diameter were maximum of Allahabad Safeda but stem diameter was maximum of Sardar Guava. The highest yield was recorded in Gwalior 27 followed by Sweta. Flesh colour was pink in Lalit while white in remaining varieties. The fruit weight ranged from 134.5g to 154.5 g in Lalit and Sweta, respectively. Fruit length and breadth were maximum in Gwalior 27. The highest total soluble solids were observed in Sweta whereas, acidity percentage was maximum in Lalit. Total sugar percentage was the highest in Gwalior-27. Average number of seed/100 gram fruit was maximum in Lalit closely followed by Allahabad Safeda and Gwalior-27.

Key words: Guava, Growth, Yield, Quality, Variety, Chemical, Evaluation.

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Cite this article: Gurjar, P.K.S., Singh, L., Kushwah, R.S., Gurjar, J.S., Lekhi, R., Kansana, V.N., Bhadouria, V.S. and Singh, M., Evaluation of Guava (Psidium guajava L.) Varieties under Gird Zone of Madhya Pradesh, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(1): 174-177 (2017). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5975