Combining ability and genetic components for pod and seed traits in cowpea lines

  title={Combining ability and genetic components for pod and seed traits in cowpea lines},
  author={M. A. Ayo-Vaughan and Omolayo Johnson Ariyo and Christopher Olusanya Alake},
The identification of suitable parental genotypes potentially generating superior lines with traits contributing to the overall yield of cowpea is an important step in the development of improved varieties. Eight parents and their 28 hybrids obtained through diallel crossing design were evaluated in a randomized complete block design with three replications. Highly significant differences among the parents and their hybrids for different traits were observed. General combining ability (GCA… CONTINUE READING


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