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Legume Research, volume 39 issue 4 (august 2016) : 494-501

Generation mean analysis to estimate the genetic parameters for yield improvement and inheritance of seed colour and lusture in mungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek] 

Chandra Mohan Singh*, Ajay Kumar Singh2, S. B. Mishra2, Anil Pandey2
1<p>Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Rajendra Agricultural University,&nbsp;Pusa &ndash; 848 125, Samastipur, Bihar, India.&nbsp;</p>
Cite article:- Singh* Mohan Chandra, Singh2 Kumar Ajay, Mishra2 B. S., Pandey2 Anil (2016). Generation mean analysis to estimate the genetic parameters for yieldimprovement and inheritance of seed colour and lusture inmungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek] . Legume Research. 39(4): 494-501. doi: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.10762.

In the present study, generation mean analysis and chi-square test were undertaken to estimate the nature and magnitude of gene action for yield and its component traits; and inheritance pattern of seed colour and lustre in two crosses of mungbean viz Sona/ DMS 03-17-2 and Sona/ DMS 01-34-2. Scaling and joint scaling tests revealed the presence of one or more kinds of epistatic effects for almost all the agro-morphological traits. The selection of elite lines from delayed generations and subsequent inter mating might be useful approach to recover/ develop the high yielding mungbean lines. The elite lines recovered from crosses Sona/ DMS 03-17-2 and Sona/ DMS 01-34-2 might be superior in terms of early maturity with more number of branches, pods high seed index, biomass and yield. Likewise, crosses i.e. Sona/ DMS 03-17-2 for average intermodal length; Sona/ DMS 01-34-2 for NSP; may give opportunity to isolate transgressive segregants in advanced generations. There was also a possibility to recover the yellow and shiny seeded mungbean lines due to its monogenic inheritance of seed coat colour and lusture. 

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