Genetic relationship between yield and battering quality in blackgram (Vigna Mungo L.)

DOI: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.8407    | Article Id: LR-3467 | Page : 355-358
Citation :- Genetic relationship between yield and battering quality inblackgram (Vigna Mungo L.) .Legume Research-An International Journal.2016.(39):355-358

K. Veni* , E.Murugan, M.L.Mini,  C. Vanniarajan and T. Radhamani
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Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai-625 104, India.

Submitted Date : 9-02-2015
Accepted Date : 30-05-2015


An experiment was carried out to study the genetic divergence of 39 genotypes of blackgram. Biochemical parameters such crude protein, albumin and globulin content and yield attributing traits such as hundred seed weight and single plant yield were estimated. Grouping of genotypes into various clusters was done by Mahalnobis D2 statistics. The 39 genotypes were grouped into five clusters. Among the five clusters, cluster V had more number of genotypes. The highest value of intra cluster distance was recorded in cluster V while cluster I had minimum intra cluster distance and maximum inter cluster distance was observed between cluster II and cluster III. Among the nine characters single plant yield and hundred seed weight contributed maximum towards divergence. The study showed that the genotypes UH04-4, CO 5, KKB05011 and ACM07002 could be used for hybridization to develop high yielding blackgram varieties with good battering quality.


Albumin Battering quality Diversity Globulin Protein.


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