Journal of
Plant Breeding and Crop Science

  • Abbreviation: J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9758
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPBCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 367

Full Length Research Paper

Combining ability for yield and yield components in six parents and their 15 F1 hybrids of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) in half diallel mating design

Salah Balla M. Ahmed
  • Salah Balla M. Ahmed
  • Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Science, University of Gadaref, Tawawa, Sudan.
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Shahira I. Adam
  • Shahira I. Adam
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Gadaref, Sudan.
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  •  Received: 04 August 2014
  •  Accepted: 25 September 2014
  •  Published: 01 December 2014

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