Table 1

Descriptive statistics of six agronomic traits in the parents and F2:3 population derived from cross between Pusa Dwarf and HDM04-1
Trait Parents F2:3 Families
Pusa Dwarf HDM04-1 Range Mean ± SD Skewness
PH 87 119 59-160 112.12 ± 22.67 −0.552
PB 19 5 4-16.6 9.88 ± 1.95 0.199
SB 13 0 0-25 4.25 ± 3.24 2.33
PD 120 24 6.6-170.9 58.4 ± 23.9 0.853
FL 106 66 59-116 90.95 ± 11.17 −0.623
MT 158 116 110-208 140.09 ± 15.31 1.223

PH = plant height in cm; PB = number of primary branches/plant; SB = number of secondary branches/plant; PD = number of pods/plant; FL = days to flowering; MT = days to maturity.

Kumawat et al.

Kumawat et al. BMC Genetics 2012 13:84   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-84

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