International Sugar Journal

Performance of sugarcane families at different stages of a selection program* [Full subscriber]

Abstract In the first (seedling) stage of a sugarcane breeding selection program, experimental precision is very low due to small plot size – a single stool – and lack of replication. These factors contribute to reduced selection efficiency. In this stage, the selection of families can be adopted advantageously as all traits have low heritability – g2…

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