Registration of Guduru Teff [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter] Variety

  • Chemeda Daba Bako Agricultural Research Center
  • Negash Geleta Bako Agricultural Research Center
  • Dagnachew Lule Bako Agricultural Research Center
  • Girma Mengistu Bako Agricultural Research Center
  • Abeya Temesgen Bako Agricultural Research Center
  • Firdissa Eticha Bako Agricultural Research Center

Abstract

Guduru is the common name for teff [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter] with the pedigree name of DZ-10-1880. It out-yielded the standard check, Dukem, across all on-stations. In on- farm trials, Guduru maintained its
superiority over the standard check, Dukem with 13% grain yield advantage. Guduru has wide yield adaptability in its grain yield performance. It has good traits such as uniform agronomic characters, high biomass, and thick stalk and with low lodging problem. It also has very white seeds and high market value as well as, disease resistance.
Published
2009-06-01
Section
Crop Variety Registration

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