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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:10, October, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(10): 314-318

Correlation and Path Analysis Studies in Turmeric (Curcuma longa)
K. Dhanalakshmi1*, K. Chitra2, R. Arulmozhiyan3 and V. Ambethgar2
1KVK, Vamban, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India
2Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute, Aduthurai, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India
3AC&RI, Killikulam, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India
*Corresponding author

Turmeric (Curcuma longa), a flowering plant in the ginger family, is widely used as a food coloring in curry powder. Turmeric has long been used in both Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine an anti-inflammatory, to treat digestive disorders and liver problems. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, which have been the various medicinal properties. To extract the curcumin, best variety should be selected. The ultimate aim of any programme is to obtain the high yield with quality and studies like correlation and path coefficient analysis to understand the association different characters and their final effect on the yield. The present study was attempted in this direction to analyze the association of different character on yield in Turmeric.

Keywords: Length of Leaf, Breath of Leaf, Stem girth of plant, Primary rhizome weight

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Dhanalakshmi, K., K. Chitra, R. Arulmozhiyan and Ambethgar, V. 2021. Correlation and Path Analysis Studies in Turmeric (Curcuma longa).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(10): 314-318. doi:
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