Correlation and path analysis in american cotton

  • J.Tulasi, Lal Ahamed M., J.S.V. Samba Murthy and Y.Ashoka Rani
Keywords: Cotton, correlation, path analysis


Correlation and path coefficient analysis have been worked out for 9 quantitative characters in 40 genotypes of upland
cotton at Agricultural College Farm, Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh. The correlation and path coefficient analysis together
indicated that number of bolls plant-1, boll weight, ginning outturn, seed index and lint index should be considered as
selection indices for seed cotton yield plant-1 improvement programme.
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