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EFFECT OF HEAT STRESS ON VARIATION IN PARENTAL LINES AND THEIR Fl HYBRIDS IN WHEAT: A COMPARISON

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The question whether the selection practiced in an optimum environment will hold valid
under stress condition also, or vice versa, formed the basis of this study. Eight wheat pure
lines and their 28 hybrids were exposed to heat stress during two different growth phases
and the effecton variation observed. Itis suggested thatselection should.be practiced under
the same conditions wherein their use is intended.
 

Keywords: Heat stress, wheat, variation, pure lines, hybrids

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Year: 1995
Volume: 55
Issue: 4
Article DOI: NA
Print ISSN: 0019-5200
Online ISSN: 0975-6906

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