Article Id: ARCC5140 | Page : 71-74
Citation :- HETEROSIS IN CHICKPEA (C. ARJETINUM L.)`.Agricultural Science Digest.2000.(20):71-74
A.S. Jeena and P.P. Arora
Address : Department of Genetics and Plant Breerling, G.B.Pimt University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar-263 145, India


Twenty-four F)'s, obtained from line x tester mating of eight lines and three testers
were evaluated for yield and Its components. The heterosis over mid-parent and over better
parent was estimated for all the traits. Maximum mid-parental heterosis for seed yield was
recorded by fCCl 87322 x Avrodhi cross while maximum heterobeltiosis for yield given by
ICCV2 x Uday cross. It was also revealed that crosses having high mean performance always'
exhibited high heterosis in desired direction for almost all characters except for pods/plant.


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