GENETIC ANALYSIS FOR SOME GINNING AND FIBER CHARACTERISTICS IN UPLAND COTTON

S. Abro, M. M. Kandhro, H. M. Ahmed, S. Laghari, M. Kumbhar

Abstract


Four varieties viz., Chandi-95, CIM-448, NIAB-Karishma and NIAB-78 were crossed in complete diallel fashion (4 x 4) to determine gene action for ginning out turn percentage (GOT), staple length, micronaire value and lint index. Results demonstrated that GOT % was controlled by complete dominance whereas, staple length, micronaire value and lint index were conditioned by partial dominance type of gene action. Chandi-95 had maximum dominant genes for staple length, micronaire value and lint index, while NIAB-78 had maximum dominant genes for GOT % and lint index. The variety NIAB-Karishma recorded the highest array means for GOT % and micronaire values followed by Chandi-95 and NIAB-78 for staple length and lint index, respectively. Whereas, cross combination NIAB-Karishma x NIAB-78 manifested highest values within array means for GOT%, micronaire value and lint index indicating good potential for the improvement of these characters.

Full Text:

PDF

References


M.A. Chandio, M.S. Kalwar and G.M. Baloch, Pak. J. Sci. Res., 54 (2002) 31.

M.A. Khan, A.S. Larik and Z.A. Soomro, Asian J. Plant Sci., 1 (2002) 130.

B.I., Hayman, Genetics, 39 (1954) 789.

B.I., Hayman, Genetics, 43 (1954) 63.

J.L. Jinks, Genetics, 39 (1954) 767.

M.A. Khan, Z.A. Soomro and N. Leghari, Pak. J. Appl. Sci., 3 (2003) 129.

R.A.Fisher, Statistical methods for research workers, 13th ed. P. 248-298, Oliver and Boyd, London (1958).

I.A. Khan, A. Ali, M. Zubair and I. Ahmad Khan, The Pak Cottons, 44 (2000) 25.

M.D. Keerio, M.S. Kalwar, M.I. Memon and Z.A. Soomro, Pak. J. Bot., 27 (1995) 425.

A.S. Larik, S.R. Ansari and M.B. Kumbhar, Pak. J. Bot. 29 (1997) 97.

S. Ahmed, M.D. Khan, M. Hassan, Ali and L.H. Akhtar, Pak. J. Plant Sci., 2(1996) 101.

M.S. Kalwar, M.I. Lander and G.M. Baloch, The Pak. Cottons, 42 (1998) 61.

N. Murtaza, M.A. Khan, I.A. Khan, T.M. Khan and A.M. Khan, Pak. J. Agric. Sci., 29 (1992) 284.

M. Tarique, M.A. Khan and G. Idris, Sarhad J. Agric., XI (1995) 607.

Q.K. Ahmed, I.A. Khan, M. Zubair and M.Tariq, The Pak. Cottons, 41(1997) 6.

B. Hussain, A.M. Amin and M.A. Khan, J. Agric. Res., 36 (1998)103.

M. Subhan, H.U. Khan and R. Ahmed, Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 3 (2002) 2087.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.