Document Type : Research paper


1 Horticulture Crops Research Department, Hormozgan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education Center, Agricultural Research Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Bandar Abbas, Iran

2 Assistant Professor of Seed and Plant Improvement Institute, Agricultural Research Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Karaj, Iran

3 Horticultural Research Group, Research and Education center of Agricultural and Natural Resources of South of Kerman, Agricultural Research Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Jiroft, Iran


Eggplant has high variation in the world and there are many landraces of the eggplant in Iran. In the previous studies, five landraces of Minab’s eggplant have been collected from the main production regions with the aim to select the pure lines, consequently 15 superior genotypes were selected from these landraces and their stability and compatibility were analyzed. In the present study, 15 eggplant genotypes together with two superior mother landraces were studied for the two successive years in the three regions of Iran including Minab, Karaj, and Jiroft. Based on the results of the means comparison of yield in the studied lines in each region from average of two years, GHE12 line in Minab region, SA13 line in Jiroft region, and AM4, SA15, and SA5 lines in Karaj region had acceptable yield than the other studied lines. According to the results of general compatibility and stability analysis, the three genotypes of Y7, AM7 and SA15 were recognized as the most stable genotypes with having the least interaction; therefore, they categorized as the first ranking of stability. According to the results of special compatibility and stability analysis, AM7, Y7 and GHE12 lines for Minab region; AM5 and SA5 lines for Jiroft region and SA5 and AM4 lines for the Karaj region can be recommended.


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