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Table 5 Estimates of genotypic (GCV) and phenotypic (PCV) coefficient of variation, broad sense heritability (H), and genetic advance as percent of the mean for 10 traits in 36 brown tef genotype evaluated in the central highlands of Ethiopia in 2013

From: Grain yield variation and association of major traits in brown-seeded genotypes of tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.)Trotter]

Traits GCV (%) PCV %) H (%) GA (%)
Days to panicle emergence 7.94 8.06 96.98 16.11
Days to maturity 4.01 4.33 85.59 7.64
Days to grain filling 2.70 4.47 36.62 3.37
Plant height 13.18 13.45 96.04 26.61
Panicle length 15.99 16.32 96.07 32.29
Culm length 12.71 13.10 94.11 25.40
Shoot biomass 11.10 13.24 70.24 19.15
Grain yield 20.31 21.74 87.31 39.10
Harvest index 13.63 14.85 84.32 25.79
Lodging index 9.85 10.66 85.35 18.74