Okoh et al Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 11(3), pp. 114-122, 2021 ISSN: 2276-7770 Copyright ©2021, the copyright of this article is retained by the author(s) https://gjournals.org/GJAS Effects of Leaf Harvesting Frequencies on Yield and Quality of African Eggplant (Solanum macrocapon) Seeds Okoh, John Ochoche; Iyorkaa, Nater; Etta, Blessing Ojong Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, PMB 2373 Makurdi – Nigeria. ARTICLE INFO ABSTRACT Article No.: 071521067 Type: Research The experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of leaf harvesting on yield and quality of African eggplant (Solanum macrocapon) seeds. The study was conducted during the 2019 cropping season both at the Teaching and Research Farm and Seed Science laboratory of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi. A single factor experiment was laid out in a Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) on the field, while the laboratory experiment was laid out in Completely Randomized Design (CRD) in three replications. Germination test was conducted using sand method in plastic containers. One hundred seeds were sown in each container to represent a replicate and covered with fine sand. The treatments are: No leaf harvest throughout the life cycle of the crop; Leaf harvest, once at 4 weeks after transplanting; Leaf harvest at 4 and 6 weeks after transplanting and Leaf harvest at 4, 6 and 8 weeks after transplanting. Data were collected on the following parameters; Fruit diameter, Number of fruit per plant, Number of seeds per fruit and 1000-seed weight. The data collected was subjected to analysis of variance (ANOVA). Treatment means were separated using Fisher Least Significant Difference (FLSD). 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