volume 63, issue 2, P267-290 2019
DOI: 10.1007/s11540-019-09439-8
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Baye Berihun Getahun, Molla Mekonen Kassie, Richard G. F. Visser, C. Gerard van der Linden

Abstract: Developing cultivars that use nitrogen more efficiently is a sustainable strategy for reducing nitrogen use in crop production. To assess the genetic diversity for nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) and related traits in potato, a total of 97 (88 for the Western-European market and 9 Ethiopian) cultivars were evaluated at two nitrogen levels (40 kg/ha and 120 kg/ha) for 24 quantitative traits in Debre-Tabor and Injibara (Ethiopia) in the 2013 main rainy season (June to September). Highly significant variation was f…

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