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Index selection

Selection is carried out for a selection index calculated from the performance in several traits. For calculating an index the economic importance of the traits and the covariance of the traits need to be assessed. The advantage of index selection is that several traits are improved simultaneously. If the traits have the same economical weight, [...]

January 2nd, 2011
Topic: Crop Science, Plant breeding Tags: None