Genetic divergence in yield and yield contributing traits in chickpea

Prakash, V and Shekhawat, U.S. (2012) Genetic divergence in yield and yield contributing traits in chickpea. Journal of Progressive Agriculture, 3 (1). pp. 50-51.

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Thirty genotypes of chickpea evaluated to know the genetic divergence for grain yield and yield contributing traits. Significant differences among the genotypes were observed for all the characters studied. Genotypes were grouped in to nine clusters based on D2 values. Cluster III and IX were more divergent. Genotype GNG 2000 formed mono genotypic cluster with earliest flowering and maturity. Pods per plant contributed most in genetic divergence followed by 100- seed weight and Days to 50% flowering. The diverse genotypes such as GNG 2000, GNG 1581, GNG 469, CSG 8962, GNG 1999, GNG 2004, GNG 2010 can be used in breeding programme to generate the spectrum of variability.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: D2 analysis, Divergence, Chickpea.
Author Affiliation: Agricultural Research Station, (SK Rajasthan Agricultural University), Sriganganagar-335001
Subjects: Crop Improvement
Divisions: Chickpea
Depositing User: Mr. SanatKumar Behera
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2012 05:17
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2012 05:18
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