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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(7): 1879-1888
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.707.223


Combining Ability for Yield and Quality Traits in Early Generation Inbred Lines of Okra
Harshavardhan Gowda, Shantappa Tirakannanavar*, R.C. Jagadeesha,V.D. Gasti, S.M. Veeresha and Ashok
Department of Biotechnology and Crop Improvement University of Horticultural Sciences Bagalkot, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

An experiment was conducted at Department of Biotechnology and Crop Improvement, Kittur Rani Channamma College of Horticulture, Arabhavi during the year 2013-14. Ninety-four hybrids derived by crossing forty-seven lines with two testers were evaluated along with parents and commercial check in Latin square design. Data was been subjected to line x tester analysis. Variance due to crosses was significant for all the yield and quality parameters studied. The maximum and significant gca effects in desirable direction was observed in the Line-44 for total fruit yield per plant, Line-7 for average fruit weight, Line-46 for  number of fruits per plant, Line-14 for fruit length, Line-14 for fruit diameter. The crosses Line-24 x Arka Anamika (201.496) followed by Line -23 X IC550848 (176.180) were identified as good specific combiners for total fruit yield. The present investigation reveals that the parents can be used to exploit heterosis.


Keywords: Combining ability, Line x tester analysis, Yield and quality parameters, okra
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Harshavardhan Gowda, V., Shantappa Tirakannanavar, R.C. Jagadeesha, V.D. Gasti, S.M. Veeresha and Ashok. 2018. Combining Ability for Yield and Quality Traits in Early Generation Inbred Lines of Okra.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(7): 1879-1888. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.707.223