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Nodulation and Yield Potential of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Varieties Under Shadein Response to Inoculation

Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is a herbaceous annual crop which in a symbiotic relationship with specific soil bacteria, ‘fixes’ atmospheric nitrogen (N2) into amino form that can be used for plant growth. Three common bean varieties were used in the field experiment to determine the effects of shade and Rhizobium inoculation on nodulation, yield, and yield components. The experimental treatments include three common bean varieties (Hawassa Dume, Nasir and Ibbado). Two levels of inoculation (inoculated and non-inoculated), and two levels of shade (25%shading and noshading). Arandomized complete block design with four replications was used to setup the experiment. The outcome demonstrated that Rhizobium strainHB-429 inoculation of common bean considerably affected all parameters as compared to the non-inoculated plants in the field. The common beans 100-seedweight, grain yield, leaf area and leaf area index are influenced by interactions between inoculation, variety, and shade. The rhizobium –inoculated plots had the highest nodule number, where as the 25% shaded treatments had the lowest nodule number on the other hand nodule dry weight was significantly affected by the main effect of Rhizobium inoculation and shade Similar to this, the inoculated Hawassa dume variety of open treatments generated the highest grain yield, but the non-inoculated Ibbado variety of 25% shade treatments produced the lowest grain yield. The variety Hawassa dume produced the highest grain when it was treated with rhizobium strain HB-429 in the open.

Common Bean, Nitrogen Fixation, Inoculation, Shade

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Selamawit Assegid, Girma Abera, Walelign Worku. (2022). Nodulation and Yield Potential of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Varieties Under Shadein Response to Inoculation. International Journal of Science and Qualitative Analysis, 8(2), 34-38.

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Selamawit Assegid; Girma Abera; Walelign Worku. Nodulation and Yield Potential of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Varieties Under Shadein Response to Inoculation. Int. J. Sci. Qual. Anal. 2022, 8(2), 34-38. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsqa.20220802.13

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Selamawit Assegid, Girma Abera, Walelign Worku. Nodulation and Yield Potential of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Varieties Under Shadein Response to Inoculation. Int J Sci Qual Anal. 2022;8(2):34-38. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsqa.20220802.13

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