Indian Journal of Agricultural Research

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Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, volume 42 issue 2 (june 2008) : 97 - 101


K. Kanaka Durga, Belum V.S. Reddy, M.S.S. Reddy, M. Ganesh
1ICRISAT Asia Center, Patancheru - 502 324, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Cite article:- Durga Kanaka K., Reddy V.S. Belum, Reddy M.S.S., Ganesh M. (2024). INFLUENCE OF CYTOPLASM ON THE OCCURRENCE OF LEAF BLIGHT (EXSEROHILUM TURCICUM (PASS.)) IN SORGHUM (SORGHUM BICOLOR (L.) MOENCH). Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 42(2): 97 - 101. doi: .
Analysis of the data revealed significant differences among the genotypes and genotype x
interaction effects for all the characters under study. However, differences among cytoplasm’s was
observed for disease parameters like length and area of the lesion, and agronomic traits like plant
height, agronomic desirability, grain yield plant –1 and test weight. For disease related parameters,
sterile cytoplasm has contributed significantly to resistance for length and area of the lesion. In case
of agronomic traits, fertile cytoplasm has profound dominant effect on agronomic desirability (B-3.4
score/A-3.7 score), grain yield plant-1 (B-33.9 g plant–1 / A-29.8 g plant-1) and test weight (B-2.98 g/
A-2.90g) while sterile cytoplasm exerted profound effect on plant height (A-191.2 cm/
B-194.1 cm) only.
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