Among the open pollinated varieties of Indian rapeseed stlldied, the depressing effect of
enforced seifing on ovule size was observed to vary between 9.9% in toria variety D.T.S. to
2.10/. inthl! yellow seeded variety Sinoy. The mean value of inbreeding depression was
7.0% in toria, 4.4% in brown sarson and 2.0% in yellow sarson. The trend of the depressing
effect on the ovule developml!nt was also reflected in the similar magnitude in respect of
seeds/siliqua, l000-seed weight and oil content.
Keywords: Indian rapeseed, heterozygosity, inbreeding depression, ovule development.
Article DOI: NA
Print ISSN: 0019-5200
Online ISSN: 0975-6906
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