Genetic Variability in Barley (Hordeum vulgare (L.)) Landrace Collections from Southern Ethiopia
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
www.ijsr.net | Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed International Journal

ISSN: 2319-7064

Research Paper | Genetics Science | Ethiopia | Volume 2 Issue 12, December 2013

Genetic Variability in Barley (Hordeum vulgare (L.)) Landrace Collections from Southern Ethiopia

Shegaw Derbew, Elias Urage, Hussein Mohammed

Landraces are the major genetic resources of cultivated barley in Ethiopia. Two hundred seven accession and 18 released varieties were laid out in 15by15 simple lattice design and were planted in 2008 main cropping season at Kokate. The objectives of the study were to conduct the morphological characterization and to determine the nature and degree of variability in morpho- agronomic traits of the barley landrace collections from southern Ethiopia. A plot size of two rows each 2.5m long and spaced 0.2m apart was used. Analysis of variance showed highly significant differences among the tested genotypes for all traits considered in the study, indicating the presence of genetic variability in the traits and a wide range was observed in the morpho-agronomic traits. Grain yield varied between 436 and 375.5 kg/ ha, plant height from 44.95 to 94.1 cm, days to maturity between 92 and 131, and days to heading between 57 and 94. Twelve genotypes out yielded the best released variety, Dafo. These can be released as new varieties or can be used in crosses for further breeding work. Phenotypic coefficient of variation ranged from 8.77 for days to maturity to 63.49 for susceptibility to lodging, while genotypic coefficient of variation ranged from 7.98 to 60.03, for the same traits. High heritability and high genetic advance as the percent of the mean were observed for susceptibility to lodging, flag leaf width, spikelets per spike and grain yield per plant. Relatively rapid progress can be achieved in these traits through selection. The clustering of genotypes based on 10 quantitative traits revealed existence of divergence among genotypes. Ten distinct clusters of different sizes were formed.

Keywords: Hordeum vulgare, Landrace, Variability, Clustering, Morpho-agronomic characters

Edition: Volume 2 Issue 12, December 2013

Pages: 358 - 366

Share this Article

How to Cite this Article?

Shegaw Derbew, Elias Urage, Hussein Mohammed, "Genetic Variability in Barley (Hordeum vulgare (L.)) Landrace Collections from Southern Ethiopia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=02013445, Volume 2 Issue 12, December 2013, 358 - 366

81 PDF Views | 73 PDF Downloads

Download Article PDF



Similar Articles with Keyword 'Variability'

Research Paper, Genetics Science, India, Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014

Pages: 1988 - 1990

Variability Studies for Quality Traits in Rice with High Iron and Zinc Content in Segregating Population

Sala. M, C. R. Ananda Kumar

Share this Article

Research Paper, Genetics Science, India, Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015

Pages: 983 - 985

Genetic Variability, Heritability and Genetic Advance in Indian Mustard (Brassica juncea L. Czern and Coss.) for Seed Yield and it?s Contributing Attributes Under Normal and Saline/Alkaline Condition

Neeta Tripathi, K. Kumar, O. P. Verma

Share this Article

Research Paper, Genetics Science, India, Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014

Pages: 826 - 828

A Study on Genetic Variability and Correlation in Pigeon Pea [Cajanus cajan (L) Millsp.]

Ritesh Sharma, Raveesh Kumar Gangwar, Vivek Yadav

Share this Article

Research Paper, Genetics Science, India, Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015

Pages: 1481 - 1484

Genetic Variability, Correlation and Path Coefficient Analysis for Yield and it?s Contributing Traits in Wheat [Triticum aestivum (L.)]

Priyanka Rajpoot, O. P. Verma, Rajbahadur

Share this Article

Research Paper, Genetics Science, India, Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017

Pages: 1857 - 1859

Genetic Variability, Heritability and Genetic Advance for Yield and its Related Traits and Screening for Blast in Rice (Oryzasativa L.) genotypes

Manjunatha B, Niranjana Kumara B

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Clustering'

Research Paper, Genetics Science, India, Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018

Pages: 1124 - 1126

Genetic Diversity for Yield and its Component Traits in Mungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek

S.P.S. Sirohi, Meenakshi Tyagi, Sandeep Sirohi

Share this Article

Research Paper, Genetics Science, Ethiopia, Volume 2 Issue 12, December 2013

Pages: 358 - 366

Genetic Variability in Barley (Hordeum vulgare (L.)) Landrace Collections from Southern Ethiopia

Shegaw Derbew, Elias Urage, Hussein Mohammed

Share this Article

Research Paper, Genetics Science, Nigeria, Volume 2 Issue 12, December 2013

Pages: 129 - 132

Genetic Divergence, Principal Components and K-means Clustering Analyses of Some Agronomic Characteristics of Eleven Castor (Ricinus communis L.) Accessions

SALIHU, Bolaji. Z., GANA, Andrew K., AGBOIRE Samuel. A., ISONG, Abasianyanga E., and SHAAHU, A.

Share this Article
Top