Journal Of Applied Horticulture ISSN: 0972-1045


Funda Eryilmaz Acikgoz

Faculty of Agriculture, Namik Kemal University, Tekirdag, Turkey.

Key words: Chinese cabbage (Brassica campestris sbsp. pekinensis), sowing times, development, efficiency

Journal of Applied Horticulture, 2009, volume 11, issue 1, pages 78-80.

Abstract: The aim of the study was to determine the effect of different sowing times on development and efficiency of some Chinese cabbage varieties (Brassica campestris sbsp. pekinensis) under Corlu conditions. The study was conducted in Corlu County which has a tougher climate than its Province Tekirdag where a similar research had been done before. The research was conducted in 2000 and three different sowing times (15 August, 15 September and 15 October) and four domestic varieties (Tokat-2, Tokat-5, Tokat-29 and Tokat-89) were used. The variety, Tokat-89 and the sowing time of 15 September were found to be the most suitable variety and sowing time, respectively, The variety and time of sowing recorded superiority for head weight, level of hardness and head quality.

Journal of Applied Horticulture