Response of different yield components as selection criteria for yield and yield components in early generations of lentil (Lens culinaris L.)

DOI: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.9597    | Article Id: LR-3552 | Page : 160-164
Citation :- Response of different yield components as selection criteria for yield and yield components in early generations of lentil (Lens culinaris L.) .Legume Research.2017.(40):160-164

Yerasu Suresh Reddy1, Akshay Talukdar*, Harsh Kumar Dikshit, V.P. Singh2, Mukesh Rana3 and Pathania Anju4

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ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110 012, India.

Submitted Date : 26-06-2015
Accepted Date : 1-10-2015


Selected forty F2 single plant progenies of a lentil cross viz., L-830 × MC-6 and bulked seeds were evaluated in a randomized block design with two replications for secondary branches per plant, pods per plant, seed yield per plant and seed index as independent selection criteria. Out of the four selection criterion, highest realized selection response in percentage was recorded for pods per plant (37.42 %), and was followed by secondary branches per plant (28.5 %).  The realized correlated response to selection for seed yield per plant was significant under the selection criteria number of pods per plant.  Thus the selection criteria pods per plant was more effective than other selection criterion.


Correlated response Early generation selection Lentil Response to selection Realized selection response.


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