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Legume Research, volume 40 issue 5 (october 2017) : 795-802

Genetic analysis of various quantitative traits in inter-varietal crosses of Vigna mungo

Shayla Bindra, R.K. Mittal, V.K. Sood, H.K. Chaudhary
1<p>Department of Crop Improvement,&nbsp;CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur-176 062, (H.P.) India.</p>
Cite article:- Bindra Shayla, Mittal R.K., Sood V.K., Chaudhary H.K. (2016). Genetic analysis of various quantitative traits ininter-varietal crosses of Vigna mungo . Legume Research. 40(5): 795-802. doi: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.4480.

Gene effects for 13 characters in four crosses of Vigna mungo were studied by six parameter generation mean model to determine the potential for the improvement of yield components. Scaling tests revealed inadequacy of the additive-dominance model for all the traits indicating the presence of non-allelic interactions. Duplicate gene action was observed for six characters in KUG-216 x HPBU-111, five in KUG-216 x Palampur-93, two in IPU-05-13 x Palampur-93 and one in IPU-05-13 x HPBU-111 and complementary gene action for one character each in KUG-216 x Palampur-93 and IPU-05-13 x HPBU-111 cross. Selection in later generations for duplicate gene action and early generation selection involving intermatings in F2 f or complementary gene action should be adopted for harnessing desirable recombinants.

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