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Correlation and path coefficient analysis of yield and its component characters among different accessions of cluster bean [Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.].

DOI: 10.18805/LR-3691    | Article Id: LR-3691 | Page : 53-56
Citation :- Correlation and path coefficient analysis of yield and its component characters among different accessions of cluster bean [Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.]..Legume Research.2018.(41):53-56
Divya K. Lekshmanan and M. Abdul Vahab divyalekshmanan04@gmail.com
Address : Department of Olericulture, College of Agriculture, Thiruvananthapuram-695 522, Kerala, India.
Submitted Date : 20-02-2016
Accepted Date : 5-10-2016

Abstract

An experiment was carried out to study the correlation between yield components and their direct and indirect effects on the vegetable pod yield in cluster bean using 100 accessions. The correlation study revealed significant positive association of vegetable pod yield and characters viz., pod weight, pod length, pod girth, pods per plant, pod clusters per plant, plant height, shelf life and 100 seed weight. Pod length, pods per plant, plant height and pod clusters per plant were the characters responsible for maximum vegetable pod yield by imparting highest direct effect in path coefficient analysis. The correlation was also positive for these characters. The direct effect of the traits indicated its true relationship with pod yield. Hence, emphasis should be given for these characters, while making selection for high yielding genotypes in cluster bean. 

Keywords

Cluster bean Genotypic correlation Path analysis Phenotypic correlation Selection.

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