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GENETIC DIVERGENCE IN CORIANDER

Article Id: ARCC5095 | Page : 13-16
Citation :- GENETIC DIVERGENCE IN CORIANDER.Agricultural Science Digest.2000.(20):13-16
K.C. Patel, A.S. Tiwari and H.S. Kushwaha
Address : College of Agriculture and Research Institute, Gwalior-4740G2, India

Abstract

Forty eight genotypes of Coriandrum sativum L. were collected from different villages of an important and major coriander growing district-Guna (Madhya Pradesh). Data were recorded on 10 different characters. D-square values between pairs of genotypes ranged from 2.50 to 96.96. By using D2 analysis the genotypes were grouped into nine clusters. The clustering was at random and without any relationship between genetic diversity and geographic diversity. Seed yield per plant had highest contribution towards genetic divergence followed by secondary branches and umbellets per plant.

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