Combining ability analysis in Chilli (Capsicum Annum L.)

DOI: 10.18805/ag.D-4927    | Article Id: D-4927 | Page : 220-223
Citation :- Combining ability analysis in Chilli (Capsicum Annum L.).Agricultural Science Digest.2019.(39):220-223
Siddappa S, Ravindra M, Shashikanth E. sidduhs06@gmail.com
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Department of Vegetable Science Kittur Rani Channamma College of Horticulture,Arabhavi-591218, Karnataka, India
Submitted Date : 12-04-2019
Accepted Date : 18-09-2019


Twenty four crosses were developed by crossing three male sterile lines with each of eight testers to study the combining ability. Crosses were evaluated along with the parents in randomized block design with two replications. Results indicated that female line KCMS-44 and tester AL were identified as good general combiners for earliness and green fruit yield per hectare. The KCMS-44 × AL was best specific cross for green fruit yield per hectare on the basis of specific combining ability effects. This study suggested the exploitation of hybrid vigor in chilli.


Combining ability GCA and SCA Additive Non-additive gene action.


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