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Table 1 Genetic, physiological and yield characteristics of four wheat cultivars used in the study

From: Assimilates mobilization, stable canopy temperature and expression of expansin stabilizes grain weight in wheat cultivar LOK-1 under different soil moisture conditions

Cultivar name Pedigree Year of release Days to anthesisa Days to physiological maturitya Number of tillers/m2 Yield (g/m2)
Well water Water stress Well water Water stress
LOK-1 S-308 × S-331 (Sonalika × Chhotilarma) 1979 57–65 81–86 335 289 426 396
HD-2189 HD 1963/HD 1931 1980 68–72 86–102 348 261 454 405
NIAW-34 CIANO-79/(SIB)Parula 1997 62–70 88–108 309 273 394 368
NIAW-301 Seri-82/Hork 2002 65–70 90–105 325 286 404 370
CD (p = 0.05) Between stress levels at same variety 21.9 24.95
Between varieties at same stress level 24.15 27.59
  1. aBased on experimental data
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