INDIAN JOURNAL OF PURE & APPLIED BIOSCIENCES

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Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Biosciences (IJPAB)
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 5
First page : (166) Last page : (171)
Article doi: : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7553

Character Association and Path Coefficient Analysis in Extra Large and Large Seeded Kabuli Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)

B. Manasa*, M. Shanthi Priya, J. Jayalakshmi and P. Umamaheswari
Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Agriculture College, Mahanandi, 518502
*Corresponding Author E-mail: manasabheemaraju@gmail.com
Received: 7.06.2019 | Revised: 13.07.2019 | Accepted: 24.07.2019  

 ABSTRACT

Thirty kabuli chickpea genotypes were evaluated in a randomized block design with three replications. Character association analysis revealed that number of secondary branches per plant, number of pods per plant shoot biomass per plant and harvest index showed highly significant and positive correlation with seed yield per plant. Path analysis also revealed that among correlated traits, harvest index and shoot biomass exerted high direct effect on seed yield per plant. Hence, selection would be more effective through harvest index and shoot biomass to improve seed yield.

Keywords: Path coefficient, Yield components and Kabuli.

Full Text : PDF; Journal doi : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782

Cite this article: Manasa, B., Shanthi Priya, M., Jayalakshmi, J. & Umamaheswari, P. (2019). Character Association and Path Coefficient Analysis in Extra Large and Large Seeded Kabuli Chickpea (Cicer Arietinum L.), Ind. J. Pure App. Biosci.7(5), 166-171. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7553




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