Diversity in Indian sesame collection and stratification of germplasm accessions in different diversity groups

@article{Bisht2004DiversityII,
  title={Diversity in Indian sesame collection and stratification of germplasm accessions in different diversity groups},
  author={Ishwari Singh Bisht and Raj Kumar Mahajan and T. R. Loknathan and R. C. Agrawal},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={45},
  pages={325-335}
}
Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is one of the ancient oil crops, grown in India since over 5,000 years ago. Diversity in the Indian sesame collection (3,129 accessions), representing all eco-geographical regions, for a range of morphological and agronomic characters was studied. Wide variation in plant habit (plant height and branching pattern), pubescence of various plant parts (stem, leaf, corolla and capsule), flower colour and number of flowers per leaf axil, capsule characteristics (shape… CONTINUE READING
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