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Title of Thesis

Genetic Basis of Drought Tolerance in Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum)

Author(s)
Rana Tauqeer Ahmad
Institute/University/Department Details

Department of Plant Breeding And Genetics/ University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Session
2009
Subject
Plant Breeding And Genetics
Number of Pages
122
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
Genetic Basis, Drought Tolerance, Cotton, Gossypium hirsutum.

Abstract
 

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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 CONTENTS 4
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2 1 INTRODUCTION 10
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3 2 REVIEW OF LITERATURE

2.1 Relative Water Contents

2.2 Excised leaf water loss

2.3 Net Photosynthesis

2.4 Water Use Efficiency

2.5 Stomatal size and Frequency

2.6 Osmotic Adjustment

2.7 Gene action of fibre and yield traits

2.8 Correlation Studies

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4 3 MATERIALS AND METHODS

3.1 Screening of Plant Material

3.2 Crossing Work

3.3 Field Experiment for Inheritance Studies

3.4 Relative Water Contents

3.5 Excised Leaf Water Loss

3.6 Plant Height

3.7 Number of monopodial branches per plant

3.8 Number of sympodial Branches per plant

3.9 Number of bolls per plant

3.10 Boll Weight

3.11 Ginning outturn (GOT)

3.12 Field trials

3.13 Statistical Analysis

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5 4 RESULTS

4.1.Generation means analysis

4.2 Generation Variance analysis

4.3 Heritability

4.4 Correlation of fibre yield traits

4.5 Correlation of Fibre Quality Traits

4.6 Correlation of traits related to drought tolerance

4.7 Cotton breeding for drought tolerance

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7 6 SUMMARY 3
  6.1 LITERATURE CITED 34
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