An investigation was carried out to study the inheritance of seven metric traits in a
pearlmillet cross. The study revealed the presence of additive, dominance and dominant x
dominant interaction for the traits studied. Duplicate type of epistasis was observed.
Recurrent selection followed by pedigree breeding is suggested for improvement of grain
yield and component traits.
Keywords: Gene effects, scaling test, metric traits
Article DOI: NA
Print ISSN: 0019-5200
Online ISSN: 0975-6906
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