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Some general advice for implementing genomic selection into a breeding program

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 may need multi-year phenotypic data with a moderate to high heritability (h² > 0.4) and a large set of genotypes (n > 200). If [...]

November 4th, 2013
Topic: Plant breeding Tags: None