Studies on heritability, genetic advance & character association analysis in Linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.)
Amit Kumar, SA Kerkhi and Rohit Kumar
High heritability coupled with high genetic advance as percent of mean was observed for the characters, capsules per plant and biological yield per plant while high heritability coupled with moderate genetic advance in percent of mean was recorded for days to 50% flowering and plant height. Seed yield revealed significant positive correlation with days to 50% flowering, capsules per plant, biological yield per plant, harvest index, plant height and seeds per capsule. Thus, it could be inferred that by improving these traits through selection either alone or in combination, will result in improvement of yield in linseed. Path coefficient analysis (Genotypic and Phenotypic) of grain yield and its contributing characters revealed that biological yield per plant had the high positive direct effect on grain yield per plant followed by harvest index and capsules per plant.
How to cite this article:
Amit Kumar, SA Kerkhi, Rohit Kumar. Studies on heritability, genetic advance & character association analysis in Linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.). Pharma Innovation 2017;6(8):310-314.