Study of correlation and path coefficient analysis for yield attributing traits in selected rils of diverse wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes for heat tolerance

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Published Mar 9, 2023
Harpreet Singh
Bikram Singh Sunidhi Tiwari Om Prakash Yadav Surbhi Kohli Zafar Ali
Rakesh Kumar

Abstract

Rising temperature has adversely affected wheat production globally. In this realm we studied various morpho-physiological traits governing heat tolerance using thirty bread wheat RILs developed via crossing LOK-1 x HUW- 468, LOK 1 x HUW 234 and Raj-4014 x PBN-51. Correlation studies reflected that traits like number of tillers per plant, plant height, and chlorophyll content were significantly positive correlated with grain yield per plant, on the other hand, path coefficient analysis revealed that the chlorophyll content (0.362) and tillers per plant (0.222) showed a significant positive correlation with grain yield per plant, whereas significant negative correlation for grain yield was exhibited with relative water loss (-0.392) and canopy temperature (-0.402) at genotypic level.

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Singh, H., Singh, B., Tiwari, S., Yadav, O. P., Kohli, S., Ali, Z., & Kumar, R. (2023). Study of correlation and path coefficient analysis for yield attributing traits in selected rils of diverse wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes for heat tolerance. Environment Conservation Journal, 24(2), 54–60. https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.14692452

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Keywords

Chlorophyll content, Correlation, Grain yield, Path coefficient, Relative water loss

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