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Response to selection for harvest index and grain yield in wheat

By: Randhawa, A.S.
Contributor(s): Dhaliwal, H.S [coaut.] | Sharma, S.K [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: 1985ISSN: 0256-0933.Subject(s): Agronomic characters | Breeding methods | Cereals | Crops | Economic plants | Glumiflorae | Grain crops | Gramineae | Inheritance genetics | Methods | Monocotyledons | Plants | Productivity | Profitability | Progeny forms | Yield components | Triticum | Wheats AGROVOC | Genetics AGROVOC | Yields AGROVOC | Hybrids AGROVOC | Plant breeding AGROVOCDDC classification: 88-061770 In: Crop Improvement v. 12, no. 1, p. 32-3488-061770Summary: The effectiveness of selection in the F2 generation of 994 crosses of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) was studied. There was a weak association between grain yield and harvest index in F2. Heritability of these traits was very low. Selection for high grain yield and high harvest index in F2 was ineffectiveCollection: AGRIS Collection
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The effectiveness of selection in the F2 generation of 994 crosses of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) was studied. There was a weak association between grain yield and harvest index in F2. Heritability of these traits was very low. Selection for high grain yield and high harvest index in F2 was ineffective

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