Inheritance of Hairiness in Pearl Millet

Gill, B.S. and Phul, P.S and Bhalla, S.K (1971) Inheritance of Hairiness in Pearl Millet. Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding, 31 (2). pp. 375-376.

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Abstract

In pearl millet, Pennisetum typhoides(Burm) S. & H, some plant parts have been found to be hairy. This crop being generally grown in arid or semi-arid regions,hairiness of plant parts may be helpful in reducing the transpiration rate.Hairiness can also be usefully employed in various plant breeding projects as a genetic marker. Athwal, Gill and Gill (1966) isolated and developed genetic stocks for hairiness on nodes and leaves and hairiness limited to only nodes or leaves besides a stock having complete absence of hairiness on different plant parts. In this paper, inheritance of hairy node arid hairy leaf are presented.

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Department of Plant Breeding, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.
Subjects: Plant Protection
Crop Improvement
Divisions: Millet
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT-InfoSAT
Date Deposited: 29 Feb 2012 15:04
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 15:04
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/3330

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