ASSOCIATIONS OF SOME CHARACTERS WITH GRAIN YIELD IN CHICKPEA (CICER ARIETINUM L.)


KAYAN N. , ADAK M. S.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.44, no.1, pp.267-272, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY
  • Page Numbers: pp.267-272

Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine relationship between yield and yield components and the effect of importance of yield component on yield in chickpea by using statistical procedures. Five statistical procedures including; path analysis, regression analysis, multivariate regression analysis, principal component analysis and dendogram analysis were used to study the relationship between chickpea grain yield and its components. Results showed that plant height, biological yield per plant and pods per plant can be considered as the most important yield variables in chickpea. High yield of chickpea plants can possibly be obtained by selecting breeding materials with high plant height, biological yield per plant and pods per plant.