Evaluation for stable performance of cytoplasmic male sterile lines in rice

An experiment was conducted to evaluate the stability of cytoplasmic genic male sterility of different male sterile lines for floral traits and yield contributing characters. The CMS lines showed 100 per cent pollen sterility. The highest angle of floret opening was recorded by KJT 2A. The maximum sigma exsertion was observed the CMS line KJT 4 A while KJT 1 A, KJT 6A and KJT 7 A had predictability to performed in favorable environment. KJT 5 A had highest panicle exsertion. It was observed that KJT 4 A CMS line performed better for most of the desirable characters.