Interrelationship among traits in some coriander genotypes using the Biplot method

Document Type : Research Paper


In this study, the biplot method, was used to evaluate interrelationships among different traits in coriander. F1 Progenies derived from Diallel crosses among six coriander landraces were evaluated in three different irrigation conditions through randomized complete block design with three replications at the research field of college of agricultural during growing season of 2016. Results demonstrated that there was a significant positive association between fruit yield and fertile umbel number per plant, thousand fruit weight, fruit number per plant and relative water content in all of three irrigation conditions. Due to the negative correlation between phonological traits with fruit yield in all irrigation conditions, it could be concluded that to gain genotypes with high fruit yield selection for early ripening genotypes should be done in coriander. In this study, a significant correlation was observed between fruit yield and chlorophyll content, relative water content and cell membrane stability in both mild stress and intense stress conditions. Therefore, these traits can be used as physiological indices to evaluate drought tolerance in coriander. Also, results of biplot indicated that among studied genotypes, G16 was the most appropriate genotype for fruit yield and yield related traits.


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Volume 50, Issue 2
July 2019
Pages 181-193
  • Receive Date: 09 January 2017
  • Revise Date: 19 November 2017
  • Accept Date: 16 January 2018
  • Publish Date: 22 June 2019