Examination of plant length, dry stem and dry leaf weight of bitter vetch [Vicia ervilia (L.) Willd.] with some non-linear growth models

DOI: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.11182    | Article Id: LR-265 | Page : 533-542
Citation :- Examination of plant length, dry stem and dry leaf weight of bitter vetch[Vicia ervilia (L.) Willd.] with some non-linear growth models .Legume Research.2016.(39):533-542

Adil Bakoglu1, Senol Celik2, Kagan Kokten* and Omer Kilic3

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Department of Field Crops, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bingol, Turkey.

Submitted Date : 31-12-2015
Accepted Date : 6-05-2016


In this study, the ais is to determine the best model for plant length, dry stem and dry leaf weight in different species of bitter vetch by using non-linear growth models. In the study, IFVE 3977-SEL 2802, HAT-14, IFVE 3977-SEL 2802 and Mardin Population bitter vetch species were used as materials. Bertalanffy, Logistic, and Gompertz models were used. At the end of the study, the best models identifying plant length of bitter vetch Logistic in IFVE 3977-SEL 2802 species and Bertalanffy model in IFVE 3351-SEL 2804, HAT-14 and Mardin Population species. Dry stem weight was identified best with Logistic model in IFVE 3977-SEL 2802 and HAT-14 species, Bertalanffy model in IFVE 3351-SEL 2804 and Gompertz model in Mardin population species. Dry leaf weight was identified best with Gompertz model in IFVE 3977-SEL 2802 and Mardin Population, Logistic model in IFVE 3351-SEL 2804 and HAT 14 species.


Bitter vetch Growth models Plant characteristics.


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