Article Id: ARCC3735 | Page : 152 - 154
Citation :- DIVERGENCE ANALYSIS IN CHICKPEA.Legume Research.2005.(28):152 - 154
A.S. Jeena*, P.P. Arora and M.e. Upreti
Address : Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar - 263 145, India


The observations on 80 chickpea genotypes collected from different geographical areas were recorded for eighteen characters. The data were subjected to divergence analysis. Based on D2 values 80 genotypes were grouped into eleven clusters. The highest numbers of genotypes were included in cluster I (60) followed by cluster II (7). No definite relationship was observed between genetic diversity and geographical distribution. Based on inter-cluster distances, crossing between BGM-419 and KPG-33 are expected to produce a broad spectrum of variability in segregating generations to isolate transgressive segregants for yield and its components.


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