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Table 10 Correlation (r = value) of growth characters, yield attributes and seed cotton yield (kg/ha) of G. arboreum genotypes

From: Assessment of production potential of long-linted Gossypium arboreum L. genotypes under different sowing times

  Plant height (cm) No of Nodes H/N No of Monopodia No of Sympodia LAI No of Bolls Boll weight (g) DMP (Kg/ha) Times of sowing Actual Yield (kg/ha) Predicted yield (kg/ha)
Plant height (cm) 1.000          4 Aug.17 1060 956
No. of Nodes 0.517 1.000         4 Sep.17 800 737
H/N 0.847 − 0.011 1.000        4 Aug.18 2451 2068
No of monopodia − 0.028 − 0.277 0.148 1.000       4 Sep.18 678 1271
No of Sympodia 0.032 0.791 − 0.447 − 0.327 1.000      4 Aug.19 528 735
LAI − 0.117 − 0.273 0.067 0.681 − 0.271 1.000     4 Sep.19 134 118
No of Bolls − 0.316 − 0.172 − 0.239 0.724 − 0.045 0.684 1.000    Chi-square Value 1.6E−89  
Boll weight (g) 0.004 0.024 − 0.005 − 0.052 0.004 − 0.155 − 0.269 1.000   (Y = − 17,711.4 + 617.32 Max. Temp(46–90 DAS) + 1.72SSH(90–120 DAS)-1.525RF(mm) (1–150 DAS)) and validated(r2 value of 0.806)
DMP (Kg/ha) 0.250 0.009 0.299 0.256 − 0.168 0.141 0.183 − 0.318 1.000
Yield (kg/ha) − 0.334 − 0.202 − 0.240 0.748 − 0.077 0.660 0.975 − 0.120 0.180
  1. Bold letter indicates significant correlation at 5% level