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2019 SASHA Brief 02. A breakthrough: Hybrid population breeding validated in Peru, Uganda, and Mozambique

Determine the response to selection for yield and quality in three applied breeding populations for a complete reciprocal recurrent selection cycle for (i) OFSP wide adaptation and earliness, (ii) OFSP for high iron, and (iii) OFSP for low sweetness after cooking. Apply the concept of elite crossings in sweetpotato for …
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Plant Breeding

In restricted sense a hybrid is a cross between two genetically different (homozygous) inbred lines. Such a cross is also called a “F1-hybrid” or a single cross. Products of a series of other crosses also may be called hybrids. In some plant species, it is not possible to create completely …
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