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1. Field design
If you want to use the block effect for adjustment, be sure that hybrids with the same female are not grown in the same block, otherwise you will ...
December 11th, 2013 Topic: Crop Science, Plant breeding Tags: None
1. What is the selection and the target environment
The selection environment is usually managed by the breeder with regard to field design, soil homogeneity and fertilizer application.
The selection environment can include ...
December 3rd, 2013 Topic: Crop Science, Plant breeding Tags: None
General procedure to conduct genomic selection
Decide which trait should be predicted. Is it a quantitative (like yield) or qualitative trait (like a disease). If it is a quantitative trait you ...
November 4th, 2013 Topic: Plant breeding Tags: None
Line development and testing within the heterotic pools
Open-pollinated cultivars, synthetic cultivars, single crosses, back-crosses, dou-
ble crosses, related line crosses, and exotic germplasm can be used as source
population. The requirements ...
April 6th, 2013 Topic: Crop Science, Plant breeding Tags: None