Genetic divergence analysis in chickpea germplasm

DOI: 10.18805/LR-3921    | Article Id: LR-3921 | Page : 715-718
Citation :- Genetic divergence analysis in chickpea germplasm.Legume Research-An International Journal.2019.(42):715-718
Renuka Shivwanshi and Anita Babbar anitababbar@rediffmail.com
Address : Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur-482 004, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Submitted Date : 25-07-2017
Accepted Date : 12-12-2017

Abstract

A total of 434 germplasm lines of chickpea were assessed for 13 quantitative traits during rabi 2015-16 at JNKVV, Jabalpur. Genotypes were grouped into fourteen clusters. Clusters II and cluster XIV and cluster XII and cluster XIV, had maximum inter cluster distance. The characters viz.,effective pods per plant followed by biological yield per plant, plant height and 100-seed weight were main contribution to total divergence. Cluster XIV and cluster XIII had highest mean values for maximum number of characters. Based on the result IC 83812, EC 198729, EC 490027, IC 53245, IC 83827and IC 83889 are recommended for hybridization, as these genotypes showed good per se performance for seed yield and belong to the highly diverse clusters.  

Keywords

Chickpea Cluster analysis Divergence Germplasm.

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