Impact of selection and self-pollination on morphological characters of rape seed (Brassica juncea)

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Impact of selection and self-pollination on morphological characters of rape seed (Brassica juncea)

M. I. Zuberi, M. Z. Islam, M. Anisuzzaman, G. P. Ghosh
Int. J. Biosci.3( 11), 104-107, November 2013.
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Abstract

Selection was made for earliness and high yield in open-pollinated population for three successive generations. Plant height, branch number, leaf number, fruit number, fruit weight and seed weight showed high inbreeding depression. High level of self-pollination under restricted pollinator availability was suspected for the inbreeding resulting in general reduction of performance in successive generations.

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