Green Farming
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International Journal of Applied Agricultural & Horticultural Sciences
  • 19 September, 2017
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Vol. 8 (4) : July-August 2017 issue
Green Farming Vol. 8 (4) : 839-843 ; July-August, 2017
Heterosis for growth and yield characters in bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L.)
PRAVEEN YADAHALLI1*, V. SRINIVASA2, MANOJ KUMAR3 and HEENA M.S.4
Department of Vegetable Science, College of Horticulture, Mudigere- 577 132 University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shivamogga, (Karnataka)
Designation :  
1Asstt. Professor (Contract) *(paviraj59@gmail.com), 2Professor & Head,
3Ph.D. Research Scholar, 4Asstt. Professor (Contract)
Subject : Vegetable Sciences
Paper No. : P-5886
Total Pages : 5
Received : 19 September 2016
Revised accepted : 08 May 2017
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Citation :

PRAVEEN YADAHALLI, V. SRINIVASA, MANOJ KUMAR and HEENA M.S. 2017. Heterosis for growth and yield characters in bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L.). Green Farming  Vol. 8 (4) : 839-843 ; July-August, 2017

ABSTRACT
The present investigation was carried out to study the magnitude of heterosis in 30 hybrids obtained by crossing six parents in full diallel pattern at the Department of Vegetable Science during 2015-16. Results indicated that more hybrid vigour for total fruit yield and most of the yield related components in bell pepper. The crosses viz. Yolo Wonder × California Wonder and California Wonder × Yolo Wonder showed positive significant heterosis over commercial check Indra for yield per plant. The cross exhibited significant heterosis over commercial check was Arka mohini × Yelavigi Collection for plant height and Californi Wonder × Arka Mohini for number of branches per plant; Solan Bharpur × Tarihal Local for number of fruits per plant; Yolo Wonder × California Wonder for average fruit weight.
Key words :
Bell pepper, Commercial check, Diallele, Heterosis, Heterobeltosis.