Agromorphological Characterisation of Foxtail Millet (Setaria italica L. Beauv) at Rampur, Chitwan

Authors: Dipak Timilsina, Mukesh Kumar Yadav, Manoj Sapkota, Sapana Ghimire
Year: 2016
Description: A thesis submitted to Tribhuwan University, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the undergraduate practicum assessment course of Bachelors of Science in Agriculture. This study was supported by the Local Crops Project. The study includes 10 accessions of foxtail millet with observations taken on days to heading, days to anthesis, days to maturity, peduncle length, plant height, flag leaf length, flag leaf breadth, flag leaf length-breadth ratio, stay green period and yield attributing traits (panicle length, panicle exertion, number of panicle per square metre, hundred grain weight, five panicle weight and yield per plant). Findings from UPGMA clustering and principal component analysis are presented.