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Legume Research, volume 44 issue 6 (june 2021) : 706-711

Variation in Dry Matter Production, Partitioning, Yield and its Correlation in Groundnut (Arachis Hypogaea L.) Genotypes

Mohammed Anwar Ali, Anjan Kumar Pal, Ananya Baidya, Sunil Kumar Gunri
1Department of Plant Physiology, Faculty of Agriculture, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur-741 252, West Bengal, India.
  • Submitted30-03-2019|

  • Accepted04-09-2019|

  • First Online 09-11-2019|

  • doi 10.18805/LR-4144

Cite article:- Ali Anwar Mohammed, Pal Kumar Anjan, Baidya Ananya, Gunri Kumar Sunil (2019). Variation in Dry Matter Production, Partitioning, Yield and its Correlation in Groundnut (Arachis Hypogaea L.) Genotypes. Legume Research. 44(6): 706-711. doi: 10.18805/LR-4144.
Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) is one of the world’s most popular oilseed crops. Nut yield in groundnut is polygenically controlled and is influenced by its component characters. A field experiment was conducted to study the variation in respect of kernel yield and its component characters along with dry matter production and partitioning at important vegetative and reproductive growth stages in nineteen genotypes of groundnut. The correlation studies were also conducted to prioritize morphological and physiological traits for improving yield. Genotypes exhibited significant differences among them in respect of kernel yield and its all attributes.  Highly significant differences were recorded in respect of dry matter production and partitioning to different plant parts at pre-anthesis (30 DAS) and post-anthesis pod filling (60 DAS) stages. 
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