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User guide for Multi Environment Trial analysis with CloneSelector

Genotype by environment interaction, GxE, is one of the challenges in plant breeding and other experiments with plants. Testing across multiple environments is therefore a standard procedure in plant breeding as well as other experiments. The outcome of these experiments is data sets from multiple environments, and these need to …

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CloneSelector Users guide – Potato

CloneSelector is a tool developed to help plant breeder carry out field trials. In version 1.1 the functionality is focused on the process of carrying out a trial to test a list of germplasm, and it may help you in the following task: Elaborate list of germplasm to test Design …

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CloneSelector: A new tool for Accelerated Analysis of Sweetpotato Breeding Trials

CloneSelector is an Excel based tool developed to help plant breeders, working with clonally propagated crops, carry out field trials, analyze the results and make accurate selection decisions. In version 3.x you can elaborate a list of germplasm to test, select an appropriate statistical design and the corresponding fieldbook , …

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Users guide for Multi Environment Trial analysis with CloneSelector

Genotype by environment interaction, GxE, is one of the challenges in plant breeding and other experiments with plants. Testing across multiple environments is therefore a standard procedure in plant breeding as well as other experiments. The outcome of these experiments is data sets from multiple environments, and these need to …

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CloneSelector Users guide – Potato

CloneSelector is a tool developed to help plant breeder carry out field trials. In version 1.1 the functionality is focused on the process of carrying out a trial to test a list of germplasm, and it may help you in the following task: Elaborate list of germplasm to test Design …

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PROCEDURES FOR THE EVALUATION AND ANALYSIS OF SWEETPOTATO TRIALS

Breeding programs involve large investments of time and money, but can pay very large returns on investment in the form of improved varieties which benefit farmers, societies and the environment. International breeding efforts involving multiple partners and targeting regionally important constraints have great potential for efficiently and rapidly achieving impact. …

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ON-FARM PARTICIPATORY VARIETY TESTING — PROTOCOLS (May, 2012)

On-farm trials are an effective way to improve client-orientation of breeding programs by formalizing farmer involvement in the variety testing process. They can also be an important first step in variety dissemination, since data from on-farm trials are usually required for official varietal release, and farmers will be keen to …

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USING MAIZEFINDER

MaizeFinder is designed to help maize breeders and other users of information from maize breeding research to find information they need quickly and easily. It provides very powerful search facilities, which enables you to combine different criteria in order to quickly extract the most relevant data. It also permits you …

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Sweetpotato breeding for northeastern Uganda: Farmer varieties, farmer-participatory selection, and stability of performance

Between 1999 and 2001, the author conducted various studies, primarily in northeastern Uganda, aimed at rapidly assessing the potential of farmer varieties of sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) from northeastern Uganda in contributing to the varietal improvement programme in Uganda. These studies included: (i) collection of germplasm (farmer varieties) and farmer knowledge …

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