Table 4: Estimation of phenotypic correlation coefficient among 15 traits of 20 chili genotypes.

TraitsDFPHDFFMHFMPH NPBTEFWTDFWFLFWNSFWSFNFPHSWFYP

DFP1.00
HD1.000.040.120.240.030.250.060.09
FFM1.000.24
HFM1.00
PH1.000.09
NPB1.00
TEFW1.000.05
TDFW1.000.67
FL1.000.150.62
FW1.000.130.66
NSF1.00
WSF1.00
NFP1.00
HSW1.000.52

at 5% and at 1% level; DFP: days to first picking, HD: harvest duration, FFM: first fruit maturity, HFM: hundred per cent fruit maturity, PH: plant height (cm), NPB: number of primary branches, TEFW: ten edible fruit weight at green stage (g), TDFW: ten dry fruit weight (g), FL: fruit length at green edible stage (cm), FW: fruit width at green edible stage (cm), NSF: number of seeds per fruit, WSF: weight of seeds per fruit (g), NFP: number of fruits per plant, HSW: hundred-seed weight (g), and FYP: fruit yield per plant at green edible stage (g).