Identification of Promising Bivoltine Breeds based on Multiple Trait Analysis for Future Breeding Program in West Bengal, India

Subhra Chanda, Lal Mohan Saha, Nirvan Kumar Das, Niharendu Bikash Kar, Bharat Bhusan Bindroo
2011 International Journal of Industrial Entomology  
Thirty five bivoltine breeds were acclimatized under controlled condition for three years during two seasons to evaluate their efficiency in Seri industry of tropical region. Out of thirty five ten breeds had been short listed based on ranking for individual trait. Three breeds out of those ten selected breeds viz. SK6, NB18 and B.Con.4 ranked top in respect of overall performance. The ten breeds based on average Evaluation Index value > 50 considering twelve economically important traits are
more » ... ortant traits are the resource material for future course of breeding program in West Bengal.
doi:10.7852/ijie.2011.23.2.239 fatcat:a7l3hsik7rdgzpfmw3mjxzqtu4