International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Agricultural Research
Abbreviation: IJIAAR | ISSN (Online): 2602-4772 | DOI: 10.29329/ijiaar

Original article | International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Agricultural Research 2020, Vol. 4(2) 156-165

Evaluation of Winter Vetch Varieties by Quality Indicators

Viliana Vasileva, Valentin Kosev & Yalçın Kaya

pp. 156 - 165   |  DOI:

Published online: June 29, 2020  |   Number of Views: 42  |  Number of Download: 171


Biochemical assessment of the aboveground biomass of 8 winter vetch (Vicia villosa) varieties was performed in two stages of plant development - beginning of flowering and technical maturity of seeds. Field trial was carried out in the Institute of Forage Crops, Pleven, Bulgaria (2014-2016). The variability in crude protein (CP) content (5.55 - 6.12%), calcium (8.17 - 9.87) and phosphorus (5.34 - 6.74%) in both phenological stages was weak. The variation of crude fiber (CF) content (6.02 - 11.08%) and crude ash (CA) (7.42 - 10.88%) was found stronger. At the beginning of flowering with a higher crude protein content Asko 1 (21.78%) and BGE001076 (21.53%), phosphorus content BGE001076 (0.48%), BGE004222 and BGE000643 (0.47%) were distinguished. In the technical maturity stage with a high crude protein content BGE004222 (20.51%) and BGE001847 (20.07%) are characterized and with phosphorus BGE004222 (0.38%). Positive statistically significant relationship was found between the grain yield and crude protein content (r = 0.58).


Keywords: Vetch, Aboveground mass, Biochemical assessment.

How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Vasileva, V., Kosev, V. & Kaya, Y. (2020). Evaluation of Winter Vetch Varieties by Quality Indicators . International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Agricultural Research, 4(2), 156-165. doi: 10.29329/ijiaar.2020.254.1

Vasileva, V., Kosev, V. and Kaya, Y. (2020). Evaluation of Winter Vetch Varieties by Quality Indicators . International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Agricultural Research, 4(2), pp. 156-165.

Chicago 16th edition
Vasileva, Viliana, Valentin Kosev and Yalcin Kaya (2020). "Evaluation of Winter Vetch Varieties by Quality Indicators ". International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Agricultural Research 4 (2):156-165. doi:10.29329/ijiaar.2020.254.1.

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