Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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INCOMPATABILITY IN COCOA GERMPLASM

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Compatibility reaction of 57 trees belonging to 7 Malaysian and 25 Nigerian cocoa
accessions is reported. Out of 23 Malaysian trees studied, U trees were self-incompatible
and 11 self-compatible. Outof the 34from the Nigeriancollection22 wereself.incompatible
and 12 self-compatible. Both Malaysian and Nigerian collections had similar pattern of
distribution for self-compatible and self-incompatible trees. The studies further revealed
that though different trees may belong to the same accession, they need not be identical
with regard to their compatibility reaction.
 

Keywords: Incompatibility, germplasm, cocoa,Theobroma c:ocoa

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Year: 1996
Volume: 56
Issue: 2
Article DOI: NA
Print ISSN: 0019-5200
Online ISSN: 0975-6906

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