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GENETIC VARIABILITY AND PATH ANALYSIS IN MUNGBEAN

Article Id: ARCC3668 | Page : 216 - 218
Citation :- GENETIC VARIABILITY AND PATH ANALYSIS IN MUNGBEAN.Legume Research.2006.(29):216 - 218
Ch. Mallikarjuna Rao, Y. Koteswara Rao and Mohan Reddy
Address : Regional Agricultural Research Station, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Lam, Guntur - 522 034, India

Abstract

Genetic variability, Correlation and path coefficient were studied in 60 mungbean genotypes during rabi 2002–03. High estimates of GCV, PCV, heritability and genetic advance were recorded for seed yield per plant, biological yield per plant, clusters per plant and pods per plant. The estimates of genotypic correlation revealed that seed yield had positive and highly significant association with pods per plant, biological yield per plant and harvest index. Path coefficient analysis indicated that pods per plant, biological yield and harvest index had maximum direct contribution on seed yield.

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