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Advanced Breeding Methodologies for Sweetpotato / Clonally Propagated Crops

This presentation during the IPBO Summer Course 2012 covered the following topics;

  1. Clonally Propagated Crops
  2. Breeding Objectives (examples for sweetpotatoes)
  3. Selection by Accelerated Breeding and Developing Varieties in 4 to 5 Years
  4. Some Population Genetics for Autopolyploids (recessive inheritance and inbreeding)
  5. Heterosis Exploitation and Achieving a Yield Jump of 20%, 40%, and more for Sweetpotato and other RTB Crops