Table 3 

General combining ability variance of stiff stalk synthetic (Embedded Image), and nonstiff stalk (Embedded Image) inbred progenies, and specific combining ability variance (Embedded Image) of single crosses between them

Variance ComponentsGrain YieldPlant HeightStaygreen
Embedded Image0.22a28.66a0.12a
Embedded Image0.20a34.48a0.23a
Embedded Image0.05a2.6a0.01a
Embedded Image0.120.040.02
  • a Significant at α = 0.001.