Studies on genetic variability, for fodder yield and its contributing characters in bajra [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) r. Br.]

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0547.2015.00017.8    | Article Id: D-4151 | Page : 78-80
Citation :- Studies on genetic variability, for fodder yield and its contributing characters in bajra [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) r. Br.].Agricultural Science Digest.2015.(35):78-80
Harinarayan Bind, Baudh Bharti,Sanjeev Kumar,M.K. Pandey,D. Kumar and D.N. Vishwakarma hnbind@gmail.com
Address : Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, N.D. University of Agriculture & Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad-224 229 (U.P.) India.

Abstract

Present study on thirty six genotypes of fodder bajra [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] revealedwide spectrum of variation for various characters. Out of 11 characters studied, green fodder yield per plant has wide difference between GCV and PCV. Grain yield per plant, panicle length, dry matter yield per plant had close proximity between GCV and PCV, high heritability coupled with high genetic advance as per cent of mean.Therefore, these characters might be under the control of additive gene effects.

Keywords

Fodder bajra Genetic advance Genetic variability Heritability.

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