I= GENETIC EVALUATION OF SORGHUM X SUDANGRASS HYBRIDS FOR FORAGE YIELD AND QUALITY
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Title of Thesis
GENETIC EVALUATION OF SORGHUM X SUDANGRASS HYBRIDS FOR FORAGE YIELD AND QUALITY

Author(s)
Muhammad Hammad Nadeem Tahir
Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics/ University of Agriculture Faisalabad
Session
2005
Subject
Plant Breeding & Genetics
Number of Pages
173
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
sorghum x sudangrass hybrids, heterosis, heritability, germplasm collection, cytoplasmically, seeding traits measurements

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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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3 2 Review Of Literature 9
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  2.1 Genetic Variability 9
  2.2 Seeding Traits 12
  2.3 Relative Growth Rate 14
  2.4 Forage Yield Components 15
  2.5 Forage Quality Components 25
  2.6 Line X Tester Analysis 33
  2.7 Combining Ability 35
  2.8 Heterosis And Heritability 39
  2.9 Gene Action 43
  2.10 Correlations 45
4 3 Materials And Methods 50
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  3.1 Experimental Conditions 50
  3.2 Germplasm Collection 50
  3.3 Evaluation Of Germplasm 53
  3.4 Development Of Cytoplasmically Male Sterile Lines In Sorghum 55
  3.5 Development Of Inerspecific Hybrids Of Sorghum And Sudangrass 56
  3.6 Seeding Traits Measurements 56
  3.7 Field Methods 9
  3.8 Laboratory Methods 60
  3.9 Biometrical Approaches 64
5 4 Results And Discussion 67
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  4.1 Genetic Variability 67
  4.2 General Combining Ability Effects 75
  4.3 Specific Combining Ability Effects 82
  4.4 Mean Performance And Heterosis 91
  4.5 Proportional Contribution Of Lines, Testers, And Their 132
  4.6 Gene Action 136
  4.7 Heritability 136
  4.8 Analysis Of Correlations 140
6 5 General Discussion 146
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7 6 Summary 154
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  6.1 References 158