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Articles by M. Oziegbe
Total Records ( 2 ) for M. Oziegbe
  M. Oziegbe and J.O. Faluyi
  This study was conducted to investigate the comparative effects of seeding rates of two plants per hill and one plant, per hill on the yield components of DTPMFE+, an enhanced rice cultivar. The design of the field experiment was Randomized Complete Block with replications on a fenced plot of 18.00x4.00 m. A potted experiment was carried out in ten four litre buckets. At maturity panicle characteristics and number of tillers of plants randomly selected were measured. In the field population, there was no significant difference in total number of spikelets, number and length of primary branches, number and length of secondary branches, panicle length, panicle density and number of tillers. Significant differences were observed in grain length and grain width one plant per hill had higher values than two plants per hill. In the potted population, there was significant difference in total number of spikelets, length of primary branches, number and length of secondary branches, number and length of primary branches and panicle length; one plant per hill still showed higher values. Two plants per hill could not influence the yield components for better yield.
  M. Oziegbe and J.O. Faluyi
  DTPMFe+ along with its parent AWGU-DWARF-W and IJ86-W were evaluated under a planting spacing of 15X30 cm for morphological and yield contributing parameters. DTPMFe+ showed a selection gain over it parents in plant height (Dwarf), tillering (heavy), maturity date (early), panicle length (long), number of spikelets per panicle (dense), caryopsis size (long and slender), erect plant form, erect flag leaf and leaf below flag leaf, awnlessness, synchronization of booting, all tillers bearing panicles. DPTMFe+ produced a better pattern of protein distribution in the transverse section of the grain than the parents; with fewer protein bodies in the aleurone layer which will preserves its protein during grain milling.
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