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Table 4 Analysis of variance for general combining ability of lines, testers and hybrids

From: Combining ability, floral biology, and seed producibility of promising cytoplasmic male-sterile (CMS) lines for hybrid rice development

Source of variation Plant height Productive tillers Maturity Total number of spikelets Spikelet fertility Filled grains Weight of 1000 grains Yield
Replication 137.40* 2.60 9.80* 685.55 48.28 497.15 7.94 392,764.30
Entry 218.58** 8.82** 122.94** 1647.77** 186.34** 1065.37** 10.78** 2,672,806.99**
Check vs (P,H) 0.15 15.21* 79.28** 775.60 323.22** 166.94 10.56 946,786.29
P VS H 1893.34** 2.01 7.34 8796.01** 821.04** 521.21 73.74** 30,369,022.67**
Parent (P) 399.76** 16.21** 153.57** 1406.03* 282.24** 1389.10** 8.28* 4,135,942.40**
Hybrid (H) 84.37** 5.95** 117.87** 1469.49* 115.26** 1001.42** 9.03** 971,136.83
Line 216.75** 14.63* 430.06** 4401.51** 186.31 3070.39** 14.23 1,342,706.35
Tester 57.85 4.01 31.59 2256.98** 25.13 876.17 2.71 684,064.35
Line × tester 45.54 3.45 31.07** 334.65 109.61** 336.81 8.56* 904,694.81
Error 36.96 2.52 1.97 554.03 31.33 467.10 3.89 1,067,020.50
  1. *Significant at 5%
  2. **Significant at 1%