Combining ability and Heterosis analysis for grain yield and yield associated traits in Pea (Pisum sativum L.) 

DOI: 10.18805/LR-3955    | Article Id: LR-3955 | Page : 25-31
Citation :- Combining ability and Heterosis analysis for grain yield and yield associated traits in Pea (Pisum sativum L.).Legume Research.2020.(43):25-31
Nageshwar, Bijendra Kumar, Hariom Suman, A.H. Madakemohekar and Dattesh Tamatam bijendracsa1986@gmail.com
Address : Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, School of Agriculture Lovely Professional University, Phagwara-144 411, Punjab, India.
Submitted Date : 16-10-2017
Accepted Date : 30-04-2018


This experiment was conducted to determine the general and specific combining abilities and heterosis for grain yield and yield associated traits in pea as a source of protein through line x tester analysis. Grain yield and its inheritance were carried out for investigation through a 12 x 3 line x tester analysis. Experimental materials comprising 15 parents and their 36 hybrids. The materials were planted in a randomized block design with three replications. The general combining ability and Specific combining ability effects were significant indicating the presence of both additive and non-additive types of gene actions. Heterosis was determined as the superiority over mid parent heterosis as well as better parent (HBP). Grain yield showed highly significant heterosis ranging from -36.29 to 8.77and relative heterosis ranged from -25.85 to 13.19 respectively.  


Combining ability Heterosis Line x Tester Pisum sativum.


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