African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6654

Full Length Research Paper

Correlation and path coefficient analysis of top-cross and three-way cross hybrid maize populations

Sayo Sesay*
  • Sayo Sesay*
  • Crop Improvement Program, Rokupr Agricultural Research Center, Rokupr - Sierra Leone Agricultural Research Institute, PMB 1313, Tower Hill, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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David Kolawole Ojo
  • David Kolawole Ojo
  • Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Technology, College of Plant Science and Crop Production, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
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Omolayo Johnson Ariyo
  • Omolayo Johnson Ariyo
  • Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Technology, College of Plant Science and Crop Production, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
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Silvestro Meseka
  • Silvestro Meseka
  • Maize Improvement Program, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, PMB 5320, Oyo Road, Ibadan, Nigeria.
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Lawrence Stephen Fayeun
  • Lawrence Stephen Fayeun
  • Department of Crop, Soil and Pest Management, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.
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Ayoola Oluwaseun Omikunle
  • Ayoola Oluwaseun Omikunle
  • Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Technology, College of Plant Science and Crop Production, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
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Adebiyi Oyeboade Oyetunde
  • Adebiyi Oyeboade Oyetunde
  • Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Technology, College of Plant Science and Crop Production, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 25 November 2016
  •  Accepted: 01 February 2017
  •  Published: 09 March 2017

How to cite this article

APA /
Sesay, S., Ojo, D. K., Ariyo, O. J., Meseka, S., Fayeun, L. S., Omikunle, A. O., & Oyetunde, A. O. (2017). Correlation and path coefficient analysis of top-cross and three-way cross hybrid maize populations. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 12(10), 780-789.
Chicago /
Sayo Sesay, David Kolawole Ojo, Omolayo Johnson Ariyo, Silvestro Meseka, Lawrence Stephen Fayeun, Ayoola Oluwaseun Omikunle, and Adebiyi Oyeboade Oyetunde,. "Correlation and path coefficient analysis of top-cross and three-way cross hybrid maize populations." African Journal of Agricultural Research 12, no. 10 (2017): 780-789.
MLA /
Sayo Sesay, et al. "Correlation and path coefficient analysis of top-cross and three-way cross hybrid maize populations." African Journal of Agricultural Research 12.10 (2017): 780-789.