FLORAL BIOLOGY STUDIES IN THREE DIFFERENT VARIETIES OF FINGER MILLET (Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.)


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  • PARASHURAM PATROTI and JAYARAME GOWDA

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An investigation to study the floral biology in relation to anthesis pattern in a spike and within a spikelet, Time of anthesis, blooming period and period of anther withering in three promising varieties of finger millet viz., HR 911, PR 202 and GPU 28 was carried out during 2008-09 and 2009-10. The study revealed that, all the three varieties under investigation showed basipetal manner of anthesis pattern in a spike and acropetal manner within a spikelet: the time of anthesis was recorded as 4.15 AM, 3.40 AM and 3.00 AM and blooming period recorded as 7-8, 9 and 8 days in GPU 28, HR 911 and PR 202, respectively. Duration of pollen emergence to anther withering in these varieties ranged from 25 to 30 minutes.

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FLORAL BIOLOGY STUDIES IN THREE DIFFERENT VARIETIES OF FINGER MILLET (Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.). (2017). The Journal of Research, PJTSAU, 43(3). https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/TJRP/article/view/67934