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Advisor Patel, A. D.
Source KrishiKosh-Indian National Agricultural Research System
Content type Text
Educational Degree Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Publisher Anand Agricultural University
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Agriculture & related technologies ♦ Techniques, equipment & materials
Subject Keyword Heterosis ♦ Combining ♦ Ability Analysis ♦ Tobacco ♦ Plant Breeding ♦ Analysis Analysis ♦ Analysis
Abstract Tobacco (Nicotiana rustica L.) is an important non-food narcotic cash crop and a member of solanaceae family. The present investigation on tobacco comprised of 10 parents, their 25 hybrids and one check, AR 85. The experiment was laid out in a randomized block design with three replications at Bidi Tobacco Research Station (BTRS), Anand Agricultural University, Anand, during kharif season 2010-11. Heterosis and combining ability analysis were carried out for nine characters viz; cured leaf yield per plant, days to flowering, number of leaves per plant, plant height, leaf length, leaf width, days to maturity, nicotine content and total reducing sugar content. Analysis of variance revealed highly significant differences among genotypes for all the traits
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Thesis
Publisher Place Anand
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