JOURNAL OF
GENETICS&BREEDING
A JOURNAL DEVOTED TO AGRICULTURAL GENETICS

Vol. 59-2005

CONTENTS

ADEBISI M.A., AJALA M.O., ARIYO O.J. and ADENIJI T.O. – Genetic studies on seed quality in sesame (Sesamum indicum L.)............................
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BADU APRAKU B., MENKIR A. and LUM A.F. – Assessment of genetic diversity in extra-early Striga resistant tropical inbred lines using multivariate analyses of agronomic data..................................................................

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BALASUBRAMANIAN P., AHMAD F., VANDENBERG A. and HUCL P.J.- Barriers to interspecific hybridization of common bean with Phaseolus angustissimus A.Gray and P. filiformis Bentham.............

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BALCHA A., GRETZMACHER R. and VOLLMANN J. – Genotypic variation for nitrogen utilization efficiency in tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter] seedlings..
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BANSAL U.K., SAINI R.G. and KHANNA R. – Genetics of stripe rust resistance in three bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cultivars..................
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CHANYALEW S., SINGH H., TEFERA H. and SORRELS M. – Molecular genetic map and QTL analysis of agronomic traits based on a Eragrostis tef x E. pilosa recombinant inbred population....................................................



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CHENG-XIANG A., XIAN-MEI Y., QING-ZHONG L., ZHI-XIN L., GUO-BIN M. and LU L. – Application of SSR markers in testing the genetic purity of F1 hybrids of melon...................

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DEJALMA ZIMMER P., COSTA DE OLIVEIRA A., IRAJA’ FELIX DE CARVALHO F., PEREIRA PORTO M., DELMAR DOS ANJOS SILVA S., BARBOSA NETO J.F., MARINI KOPP M. and MALONE G.- Comparison of differentially selected maize genotypes for flooding tolerance using molecular markers...................................................................................................



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EGESI C.N., OGUNYEMI S. and ASIEDU R. – Genotype x environment interaction in water yam (Dioscorea alata) yield trials in five yam-growing sites in Nigeria..........................................................................................................

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ERCOLANO M. R. , SEBASTIANO A., MONTI L., FRUSCIANTE L. and BARONE A. – Molecular characterization of Solanum habrochaites accessions
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FAHMI A.I.- Haplotype polymorphism among Egyptian wheat varieties based on microsatellites near Lr34/7DS QTL region...............................................................
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GANESAN K.N., RAVEENDRAN T.S., SUDHAKAR D., BALASUBRAMANIAN and SUNDARAM P.S. – Genetic distance as a predictor of genetic variability in F2 and F3 generations of intra hirsutum hybrids

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GASHAWBEZA B., ASSEFA S., YAEKOB A., MITIKU D., KIFETEW J. and ZEMEDE A. – Improving productivity of Ethiopian tetraploid wheat farmers’varieties while maintaining genetic diversity........................................

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GHAI T.R., ARORA D., KUMAR JINDAL S. and SINGH P.- Assessment of genetic divergence based on nutritional quality and agronomic traits in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench)...............................................................

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GOURI SHANKAR V., GANESH M., RANGANATHA A.R.G., SRIDHAR V. and SUMAN A. – Combining ability and heterosis studies with diverse cytoplasmic male sterility sources in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.)...........

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HAGHNAZARI A., SAMIMIFARD R., NAJAFI J and MARDI M. – Genetic diversity in pea (Pisum sativum L.) accessions detected by sequence tagged microsatellite markers............................................

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HAILU F., MERKER A., BELAY G. and JOHANSSON E.- Molecular diversity and phylogenic relationships of tetraploid wheat species as revealed by inter-simple sequence repeats (ISSR) from Ethiopia.......................................................................

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KUMAR A. and SHARMA S.C. – Gene action of some seedling traits associated with drought tolerance in bread wheat.......................................................
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KUMAR Y., MISHRA S.K., TYAGI M.C., SINGH S.P. and SHARMA B. – Inheritance of genes for three pigmentation traits in lentil (Lens culinaris Medik)
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LETTA T., GEZU G., KUDRYAVTSEV A., CHIAPPARINO E. and D’EGIDIO M.G. – Genetic diversity of Ethiopian durum wheat varieties based on gliadin alleles.....
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MARTINIELLO P. – Recurrent phenotypic selection of legumes and grass perennial forage crops using Mediterranean autochthonous germplasm.........
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MEZEI S., ATLAGIC J. and KOVACEV L. – Pollen viability and meiosis in tetraploid populations of sugarbeet (Beta vulgaris L.)
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MIRALI N. – The use of SDS-PAGE seed protein variability within and among accessions to predict the mating system of some Vicia species.................
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OBUTE G.C. AND AZIAGBA P:C.- Karyotypic evaluation of plantain and banana somaclonal variants (Musa L. Spp. Musaceae:Zingiberales)....................
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OGBONNA P.E. and OBI I.U. – Inheritance of fruit colour and shape in “Egusi” melon (Colocynthis citrullus L.) .......................................................
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OJO D.K. – Inheritance pattern and genetics of seed coat colour and seed size in a tropical soybean(Glycine max(L) merr)cross...............................
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OZOJE M.O., NWOSU I.C. and NGERE L.O. – Evaluation of the growth performance of brown swiss, n’dama and brown swiss x n’dama crossbred genotypes in the humid tropics....................................................

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PRADEEP A.R., CHATTERJEE S.N., SARATHCHANDRA B. and RAJE URS S.- Allelic variants of a juvenile hormone responsive gene which connote genetic differentiation in strains of the silkworm Bombyx mori..................

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RADWAN M.S., SOLIMAN A.M., RAMMAH A.M. and ABO-FETEIH S.S.M.- Combining ability of  alfaalfa clones differing in vigor under frequent harvest....
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RAGHUPATI RAO N.D., ANAND M.G. and CHARY P. – Concurrence among four biomarkers for identification of elite neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) chemotypes of azadirachtin-A....................................  
RAMIREZ I.M., FUENTES J.L., RODRIGUEZ N.N., COTO O., CUETO J., BECKER D. and ROHDE W.- Diversity analysis of Cuban avocado varieties based on agro-morphological traits and DNA polymorphisms...............

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RAO N.D.R., ANAND M.G. and CHARY P.- Concurrence among four biomarkers for identification of elite neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) chemotypes of azadirachtin-A
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RAO E.S., VEERE GOWDA R., GANESHAN G. and MANJANNA E.R. – Influence of male sterile cytoplasm on F1 hybrids in Indian onion genotypes.......
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SABAGHPOUR S.H., KUMAR J. and RAO T.N. – Linkage relationships of genes for qualitative traits in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)........
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SADDER M.T., HENRICH J., PONELIES N. and WEBER G. – Chromosome in situ suppression hybridization to B-A- translocation lines for physical mapping in maize
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SALAZAR S., IORCZESKI E., BRAMMER S.P. and ECHEVERRIGARAY S. – Genetic relationships and diversity among Brazilian wheat cultivars revealed by AFLP markers....................................................................................

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SHARMA T.R., SINGH S., CHAHOTA R.K., RATHOUR R. and SHARMA S.K. – Analysis of genetic diversity in white clover(Trifolium repens) accessions using agro-morphological and RAPD markers......

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SOARE T., SOARE G., CALCAGNO F., CALCAGNO F., BOZZINI A. and CALCAGNO L. – Sunflower breeding for alternative genetic resistance to the parasite Orobanche cumana Wallr...................

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STIPIC M., PIRO F., IAROCCI M. and MAGNIFICO V. – Influence of tissue-culture factors on artichoke ovules.................................................................
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TEKLU Y., HAMMER K. and RÖDER M.S. – Comparative analysis of diversity indices and genetic relationships based on agronomic trails and microsatellites in Ethiopian tetraploid wheats...........................................

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YADAV H.K., SHUKLA S. and SINGH S.P.- Character association and genetic variability for quantitative and quality traits in opium poppy (Papaver somniferum L.)
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SHORT COMMUNICATIONS  
CAMMARERI M., TISEO M.S., ERRICO A. and CONICELLA C. – Occurrence of pollen tetrads in Aster foliaceus Lindl. (Asteraceae)........ 165
KOLE P.C. – Genetic analysis of plant height in induced mutants of aromatic rice........ 169
ERRATA CORRIGE pag. 167 339
AKNOWLEDGMENTS OF REVIEWERS 340