Registration of Obsa and Dicho Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) Varieties

  • Dagnachew Lule Bako Agricultural research Center
  • Girma Mengistu Bako Agricultural research Center
  • Chemeda Daba Bako Agricultural research Center
  • Kasa Mamo Bako Agricultural research Center
  • Abeya Temesgen Bako Agricultural research Center
  • Aschalew Sisay Bako Agricultural research Center
  • Zerihun Abebe Bako Agricultural research Center
  • Sheferaw Tadesse Bako Agricultural research Center
  • Teshome Bogale Bako Agricultural research Center
  • Abdulaziz Teha Bako Agricultural research Center

Abstract

Obsa and Dicho are the names assigned after release for sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) varieties with accession number Acc. EW004 and Acc. EW015, respectively. Both varieties were by far greater than the standard check, Abasena, in terms of grain yield (by 142.06 and 135.98%, respectively), disease resistance, tolerant to shattering and non-lodging. The average oil contents and average oil yields for Obsa and Dicho were 51.45 and 53.8%, and 498.4 and 503.9 kg ha-1, respectively.
Published
2011-01-01
Section
Crop Variety Registration

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