International Journal of Chemical Studies
Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2017)
Genetic variability, heritability and correlation studies in fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.)
Author(s): Geeta Choudhary, JK Ranjan and Rajesh C Jeeterwal
Abstract: Fourty two germplasms were randomly selected from germplasms developed in a fennel population i.e. RF-101. These progenies along with four checks namely GF-11, AF-1, RF-101 and RF-125 were evaluated in randomized block design in three replications during Rabi 2011-2012, to estimate diversity and correlation for seed yield and its component traits, association of seed yield with its component characters on seed yield. Analysis of variance revealed significant diversity for all the traits. High estimates of PCV along with GCV as well as broad sense heritability and genetic advance as percentage of mean were observed for seed yield per plant, umbels per plant and seeds per umbel. Moderate heritability along with low genetic advance as percentage of mean was recorded for branches per plant. Low heritability along with low genetic advance as percentage of mean was recorded for days to 50% flowering and plant height. Seed yield per plant had positive and significant correlation with branches per plant, umbels per plant, seeds per umbel, 1000-seed weight and umbellets per umbels and showed negative significant correlation with days to 50% flowering.
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Geeta Choudhary, JK Ranjan, Rajesh C Jeeterwal. Genetic variability, heritability and correlation studies in fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.). Int J Chem Stud 2017;5(4):476-478.