African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6849

Full Length Research Paper

Induced genetic variability for yield and yield traits in aromatic rice (Oryza sativa L.)

S. K. Chakravarti
  • S. K. Chakravarti
  • Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 221005, India.
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H. Kumar
  • H. Kumar
  • Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 221005, India.
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J. P. Lal
  • J. P. Lal
  • Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 221005, India.
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S. Singh
  • S. Singh
  • Department of Agricultural Botany, Udai Pratap Autonomous College, Varanasi, 221002, India.
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  •  Received: 05 July 2012
  •  Accepted: 07 May 2014
  •  Published: 17 July 2014

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