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Genetic diversity in relation to geographic diversity in maize (Zea mays)

By: Prasad, S.K.
Contributor(s): Haque, M.N [coaut.] | Singh, T.P [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: 1988Subject(s): Bihar | Genetic variation | Natural distribution | Genetic resources | Zea mays AGROVOC | Genotypes AGROVOC | Plant breeding AGROVOC In: Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences v. 58, no. 1, p. 4-6617609Summary: Sixty-four genotypes originating from 6 different countries were grown in 6 different environments (seasons/sites); data on yield/plot and related traits were analysed by several methods. Mahalanobis' D2 statistic divided the materialinto 9 clusters, with membership unrelated to geographic origin. Measurement of intercluster and intracluster genetic distances identified the US material as the most genetically diverse. A number of genotypes (listed) showed stability ofperformance across environments.Collection: Reprints Collection
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Sixty-four genotypes originating from 6 different countries were grown in 6 different environments (seasons/sites); data on yield/plot and related traits were analysed by several methods. Mahalanobis' D2 statistic divided the materialinto 9 clusters, with membership unrelated to geographic origin. Measurement of intercluster and intracluster genetic distances identified the US material as the most genetically diverse. A number of genotypes (listed) showed stability ofperformance across environments.

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