Rainy season cultivars and hybrid parents

Rao, P S and Ganesh Kumar, C and Reddy, B V S and Kamal, A and Sharma, H C and Thakur, R P (2013) Rainy season cultivars and hybrid parents. In: Characterization of Improved Sweet Sorghum Cultivars. SpringerBriefs in Agriculture . Springer, India, pp. 31-79. ISBN 978-81-322-0783-2

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Abstract

This chapter entitled “Rainy season cultivars and hybrid parents” gives a focussed description of improved sweet sorghum varieties/restorers, hybrids and female hybrid parents (as per PPVFRA). The coloured picture of the line is provided for easy identification. The genetic variability for all the metric traits is conspicuous and for some of the qualitative traits like anthocyanin coloration, glume color differences between the lines are not quite revealing. Among the biochemical traits such as sucrose, glucose and fructose the differences are significant among the cultivars

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: RP-Dryland Cereals
CRP: CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Cereals
Series Name: SpringerBriefs in Agriculture
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cultivars, Hybrids, Pedigree, Rainy, Kharif, Quantitative Traits, Stalk yield, Sugar yield, grain yield, Glucose, Fructose, Sucrose
Subjects: Mandate crops > Sorghum
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2013 04:58
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2016 06:31
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/6898
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