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Table 7 Values of mean yield and mean root traits of selected promising lines under aerobic conditions

From: Genetic variation, linkage mapping of QTL and correlation studies for yield, root, and agronomic traits for aerobic adaptation

Population Pusa Basmati 1460 MASARB25 MASARB25 × Pusa Basmati 1460 HKR47 MAS26 HKR47 × MAS26
No. of promising lines selected    42    52
GY (kg ha-1) 717 852 1889.3 747 932 2346.2
LSD0.05 104.2 133.3 234.1 101.2 156.7 198.2
RL 20.22 27.22 29.93 20.00 29.45 33.42
LSD0.05 0.996 1.175 1.112 1.332 1.545 1.443
RV 13.0 16.0 18.8 7.1 8.2 8.8
LSD0.05 0.621 0.545 0.775 0.399 0.452 0.576
RN 88 102 109 85 92 97
LSD0.05 1.994 2.223 2.899 1.132 1.459 1.886
RT 2.5 3.2 3.6 2.0 2.6 3.1
LSD0.05 0.445 0.776 0.356 0.778 0.597 0.662
FRW 3.45 4.67 5.02 2. 42 3.12 4.01
LSD0.05 0.532 0.445 0.668 0.448 0.439 0.665
DRW 1.02 1.34 1.57 1.12 0.77 1.34
LSD0.05 0.554 0.454 0.379 0.229 0.236 0.332
Aroma + + - - + +, + - - - - - - -
  1. GY: Grain yield, RL: Root length, RN: Root number, RV: Root volume, RT: Root thickness, FRW: Fresh root weight, DRW: Dry root weight, ++ Aromatic (homozygous), + - : Aromatic (heterozygous), - -: Non-aromatic (homozygous).