Study of genetic variability parameters for seed yield and its component traits in mungbean germplasm under arid environment
International Journal of Chemical Studies
A field experiment was conducted to study the genetic variability parameters for seed yield and its component traits in mungbean at Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner during Kharif-2017. Significant differences were observed among genotypes for all 11 characters studied. The high degree of genetic variability along with high heritability and high genetic advance as per cent of mean were recorded for seed yield per plant, number of pods per plant, harvest index,
... est index, biological yield per plant and plant height; which indicates that these characters were under the control of additive gene action and therefore, form the basis of selection for mungbean improvement programme. Genotypes/ varieties exhibited higher seed yield along with other desirable traits were Ganga-1, MUM-2, COGG-912, Keshwanand Mung-1, RMG-268, GM-4, SML-668, Samrat,. Besides quantitative traits, all these genotypes were also found early in flowering and maturity, which are considered as the most desirable traits for crop cultivation in an arid environment.