CHARACfER CONTRIBUTION TO DIVERSITY IN COWPEA

Article Id: ARCC3566 | Page : 70 - 72
Citation :- CHARACfER CONTRIBUTION TO DIVERSITY IN COWPEA.Legume Research-An International Journal.2007.(30):70 - 72
G. Sulnathi, L. Prasanthi and M. Reddy Sekhar
Address : Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding. Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University. S. V. Agricultural College and R. A. R. S. Tirupati - 517 502. India

Abstract

Genetic divergence assessed in 56 genotypes of cowpea using D2 statistics for thirteen yield contributing characters showed grouping of genotypes into nine clusters. Cluster I had the maximum number of genotypes. Characters viz., days to maturity, 100-seed weight and days to flowering were the highest contributors to D2 values. The geographical diversity was not related to genetic diversity.

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