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Selection Indices in Plant Breeding

1st Edition

By R. J. Baker

CRC Press

232 pages

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Hardback: 9780367235710
pub: 2019-06-28
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First Published in 1986, this book explores the application of Selection Indices in the process of plant breeding. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Medicine, Chiropractors, and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

1. History of Selection Index Methodology. 2. The Application of Selection Indices in Crop Improvement. 3. Basic Concepts in Quantitative Genetics. 4. Methods for Estimating and Evaluating Genotypic and Phenotypic Variances and Covariances. 5. Issues in the Use of Selection Indices. 6. Use of Selection Indices and Related Techniques for Evaluating Parental Material. 7. Recommendation for Using Selection Indices in Plant Breeding. 8. Development and Use of Selection Indices. 9. Parental Evaluation. 10. Computer Programs for the Study and Application of Selection Indices. Appendix 1. Appendix 2. Appendix 3. Appendix 4. Appendix 5. Appendix 6. Appendix 7. Appendix 8. Appendix 9. Appendix 10. Index.

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SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Horticulture