This study reports the use of Genotyping-by-Sequencing (GBS) for large-scale SNP discovery and simultaneous genotyping of recombinant inbred lines (RILs) of an intra-specific mapping population of chickpea contrasting for seed traits. A total of 119,672 raw SNPs were discovered, which after stringent filtering revealed 3,977 high quality SNPs of which 39.5%… (More)
Molecular diversity and phylogeny in geographical collection of chickpea (Cicer sp.) accessions.
Genetic diversity and relationships within and among members of the primary gene pool of chickpea, including 38 accessions of Cicer arietinum, six of C. reticulatum,, and four of C. echinospermum, were investigated using 31 ISSR markers. The study revealed moderate diversity, detecting 141 fragments, of which 79 (56%) were polymorphic. Averages were 0.125… (More)
Seed weight and plant height are important agronomic traits and contribute to seed yield. The objective of this study was to identify QTLs underlying these traits using an intra-specific mapping population of chickpea. A F11 population of 177 recombinant inbred lines derived from a cross between SBD377 (100-seed weight- 48 g and plant height- 53 cm) and… (More)
The large-scale mining and high-throughput genotyping of novel gene-based allelic variants in natural mapping population are essential for association mapping to identify functionally relevant molecular tags governing useful agronomic traits in chickpea. The present study employs an alternative time-saving, non-laborious and economical pool-based EcoTILLING… (More)
Quantitative differences in chlorophyll content and the relationship of chlorophyll, total carotenoid content, root length density and thousand grain weight to yield per plant were studied in 26 pearl millet lines comprising female parents from diverse sources of male sterility (A1, A4 and A5 systems), male elite restorers of A1 cytoplasm and 16 F1 hybrids.… (More)
The present study was conducted to evaluate the genetic divergence among thirty-eight elite pearl millet genotypes using Mahalanobis D2 statistics for thirteen different agronomic, morphological and thermotolerance traits, under rain-fed condition. Analysis of variance indicated considerable diversity among genotypes showing significant variability for all… (More)