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Line development and hybrid evaluation (example maize)

Line development and testing within the heterotic pools Source population 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 for source material in hybrid breeding are a high performance level and broad genetic variation for all agronomically important traits such [...]

April 6th, 2013
Topic: Crop Science, Plant breeding Tags: None