Document Type : Research Paper



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3 Retired Assistant Professor, South Kerman Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education Center


This research was aimed to investigate the populations of Fortuynia bongei in a complete blocks design with three replications in field conditions. Treatments included the populations of Fortuynia bongei collected from Sirch, Koohpayeh, Zarand, Bam and Baghin. The traits including vegetation cover, forage yield, and seed yield were recorded. Data were analyzed by SPSS software and mean comparisons were performed by Duncan's Multiple Range Test. The results of ANOVA showed significant differences among the populations of Fortuynia bongei collected in this study. According to the results of mean comparisons, the highest percentage was recorded for the Koohpayeh population and the Bam population had the highest yield and seed production. So, these tow population could be recommended for the range lands rehabilitation projects in this area.


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