Genotypes performance and genetic variability studies in Hot Chilli (Capsicum annum L.)

DOI: 10.18805/ijare.v0iOF.7105    | Article Id: A-4295 | Page : 56-60
Citation :- Genotypes performance and genetic variability studies in Hot Chilli(Capsicum annum L.) .Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research.2016.(50):56-60

Satish Kadwey*, Ashwini Dadiga and Sunil Prajapati

satish.kadwe07@gmail.com
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Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur- 482 004, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Submitted Date : 5-11-2014
Accepted Date : 29-07-2015

Abstract

Twenty five diverse chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) genotypes were evaluated in a field study to assess genetic variability, heritability and genetic advance. The highest PCV were recorded for number of fruit plant-1 (42.0), dry fruit yield plant-1 (30.34), seed yield plant-1 (28.94), fruit weight of dry chilli (23.38), number of primary branches plant-1 at 30 DAT (21.88) and fruit width (21.0). While, highest GCV was observed for number of fruit plant-1 (41.77), dry fruit yield plant-1 (29.61), seed yield plant-1 (27.67) and fruit weight of dry chilli (21.67), The value of heritability (h2bs) was found to be very high for fruit yield plant-1 (97.91), seed yield plant-1 (96.82), dry fruit yield plant-1 (95.24), days to first picking (94.88), fruit length (93.30), fruit weight of green chilli (93.26), fruit yield plot-1(92.91), fruit yield ha-1 (92.90) and fruit width (92.02). The highest estimates of genetic advance as percentage of mean was recorded for number of fruit plant-1 (45.59), fruit weight of dry chilli (41.38), fruit width (39.82), dry fruit yield plant-1 (39.52), seed yield plant-1 (38.70), fruit weight of green chilli (38.10), fruit yield plant-1 (37.33) and fruit length (36.78) were observed for these all the above characters, imply the potential for crop improvement in chilli through selection.

Keywords

Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) Genetic Variability Heritability Genetic Advance Pod Yield.

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