• Jayesh Indubhai Nanavati Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat



Objectives: Chilli is classified under self pollinated crops, natural cross pollination takes place up to the extent of 7 to 60 %.   Present study of combining ability analysis was conducted for identifying the superior parents for obtaining superior hybrid combinations in Chilli using male sterile lines.

Methods: The present study was conducted at of Main Vegetable Research Station, Anand Agricultural University, Anand (Gujarat) during Kharif-Rabi 2011-2012 season with the objective of getting information on combining ability and nature of gene action for fruit yield and its component characters in chilli.

Results: Parents viz., ACMS 4, 9907-9611 (B line), LCA 206, ACG 12 and RHRC PENDT were good general combiner for green fruit yield per plant and its related attributes.

Conclusion: The estimates of specific combining ability effect indicated that cross combinations ACMS-4 x 9955-15R, CCA-4759 x LCA 206 and ACMS-8 x RHRC PENDT were significant for green fruit yield per plant and its important component characters and, therefore, these can be further exploited for selection of hybrids and transgressive segregants.

Author Biography

Jayesh Indubhai Nanavati, Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat

Associate Professor,

Sheth M.C. Polytechnic in Agriculture


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Nanavati, J. I. (2016). COMBINING ABILITY ANALYSIS FOR GREEN FRUIT YIELD AND ITS COMPONENT TRAITS IN CHILLI (Capsicum annuum L.). Innovare Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 4(3), 4-6. Retrieved from
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