Follow
International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences (IJCMAS)
IJCMAS is now DOI (CrossRef) registered Research Journal. The DOIs are assigned to all published IJCMAS Articles.
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2015 - IJCMAS--ICV 2015: 85.95 For more details click here
National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) : NAAS Score: *5.38 (2017) [Effective from January 1, 2017]For more details click here
Indexed in



National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS)
NAAS Score: *5.38 (2017)
[Effective from January 1, 2017]
For more details click here

ICV 2015: 85.95
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2015 - IJCMAS--ICV 2015: 85.95
For more details click here
journals IJCMAS
See Guidelines to Authors
Current Issues

Original Research Articles

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
Publisher : Excellent Publishers
Email : editorijcmas@gmail.com / submit@ijcmas.com
Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
Index Copernicus ICV 2015: 85.95
NAAS RATING 2017: 5.38

Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(4): 623-626
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.604.075


Performance of Different Hybrids and Varieties of Redgram under  Central Dry Zone of Karnataka, India
T.N. Dhanalakshmi*, T. Rudramuni and G. Hanumantha Naik
AICRP on Castor, ZAHRS, Hiriyur, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Pigeonpea (Cajanuscajan L.) is an important multipurpose pulse legume in the tropics and subtropics. The global production of pigeon pea is 4.32 million tonnes from an area of 5.32 m ha with a productivity of 813.2 kg/ha. India is the largest producer and consumer of pigeonpea with an area of 3.86 m ha followed by Myanmar. In spite of huge demand and high price the yield barrier is not broken. To overcome the problem of low productivity hybrid technology or the use of hybrids is preferred; which is one of the components to increase the yield. The present investigation comprised of 22 entries sponsored by IIPR, Kanpur was conducted at the Zonal Agricultural and Horticultural Research Station, Hiriyur, Chitradurga district, Karnataka during 2015-16 kharif season to study their potentiality with respect to yield trait mainly. Analysis of variance showed significant differences for all the characters. This indicates the existence of sufficient variation for effective selection for the characters in the material under study. The genotypeGRG-2013 recorded higher yield of 1806 kg/ha followed by CRG-2012-25with a yield of 1720kg/ha. It is believed that the hybrid plants are naturally developed at genetic level to produce vigorous plants, in turn greater yields. This is attributed to the interactions among various favorable alleles. The increase in seed yield was due to better synchronization of flowering resulted in increased pod set.  The higher yield resulted due to more number of branches, pods per plant as it is one of the important yields attributing character. 


Keywords: Redgram, Hybrid, Central dry zone
Download this article as Download

How to cite this article:

Dhanalakshmi, T.N., T. Rudramuni and Hanumantha Naik, G. 2017. Performance of Different Hybrids and Varieties of Redgram under Central Dry Zone of Karnataka.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(4): 623-626. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.604.075