Emilija Simeonovska, Danica Andreevska, Dobre Andov, Gordana Glatkova, Trajche Dimitrovski


The objectives of this study were to determine the genotype and location interaction for paddy yield and morphological
traits. Two field trials were conducted in a randomized block design with 3 repetitions in the Kocani rice producing
region in two locations in 2014. The Turkish varieties, Halilbey, Gala and Gönen and standard San Andrea were
used in the experiment. The combined variance analysis for paddy rice yield, biological yield, harvest index (HI), plant
height, panicle length and the number of panicles per m2 has been performed. Highly significant differences among
examined genotypes and locations were found for almost all the traits. Genotype × location interaction was significant
only for the biological yield and number of panicles per m2. The highest means for most of yield traits were observed
for Gala and Halilbey varieties. Due to their performances, Halilbey, Gala and Gönen can be recommended for the rice
production in the Republic of Macedonia.


rice variety, genotype × location interaction, yield trait, morphological trait

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