Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

Evaluation of Heliconia genotypes for vegetative and flowering traits

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Wide variation was observed among the 18 genotypes of
Heliconia for vegetative and floral characteristics.
Genotypes Lady Di, Sassy, Iris Banochi, Kawauchi and
Macas Pink were observed to be ideal for cut flowers and
can be recommended for commercial cultivation. Cultivar
Golden Torch was observed to flower profusely and
exhibited prolonged blooming and hence ideal for the


Year: 2012
Volume: 72
Issue: 3
Article DOI: N/A
Print ISSN: 0019-5200
Online ISSN: 0975-6906


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