Heterosis in forage sorghum.

Sangwan, R.S. and Arora, N.D. and Hooda, R.S. (1972) Heterosis in forage sorghum. Haryana Agricultural University Journal of Research, 2 (2). pp. 107-113.

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Data presented for 60 F1s from crosses involving 15 male-sterile lines and four pollinators show significant heterosis for forage yield. Some F1s show heterotic effects for protein or sugar content. The male-sterile lines IS10368A and IS10656A were good combiners for forage yield with JS963.

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Dep. Pl. Breed., Haryana Agric. Univ., Hissar, India.
Subjects: Crop Improvement > Plant Breeding
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Siva Shankar
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2010 04:30
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2010 18:15
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/208

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