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Genetic variability and character association studies in Jack bean [Canavalia ensiformis (L.) Dc.] for quality characters
First Online 29-12-2015|
The experiment was conducted at NBPGR Regional Station, Rajendranagar during 2013-14 (August 2013 to February 2014) to study the genetic variability and association among the quality characters in jack bean. The results revealed that significant variation was observed for all the characters. Among the characters studied, the highest heritability coupled with genetic advance as percent of mean was observed for magnesium followed by calcium and iron contents. However, heritability alone was found to be highest for iron content followed by magnesium, calcium and protein contents. Calcium content had significant positive association with protein content whereas magnesium, calcium and iron content recorded the positive direct effect on protein content while sodium content have negative effect.
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