Performance evaluation of zinnia cultivars for morphological traits under the Agro-climatic conditions of Faisalabad
Muhammad Farhan Khan Pasha, Hafiz Muhammad Ahmad, Muhammad Qasim, Imran Javed
Zinnias have been a favorite plant of gardeners for generations and this interest has led to the development of hundreds of cultivars regarding sizes and plant types. Present research was carried out in Floriculture Research Area, Institute of Horticultural Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan, to evaluate the performance of zinnia cultivars for morphological traits under the agro-climatic conditions of Faisalabad. Significant variation for morphological and yield related traits were observed by each cultivar. From the experiment it was concluded that in Faisalabad climatic conditions the average performance of Zinnia double supper yoga 3F1 Mixed was good regarding plant height and number of flowers per plant, while regarding number of branches and number of leaves per plant Zinnia F1 swizzle bicolor (cherry + Ivory) was at top position.