Statistical Methods for Plant Variety Evaluation by R.A. KemptonStatistical Methods for Plant Variety Evaluation by R.A. Kempton

Statistical Methods for Plant Variety Evaluation

byR.A. KemptonEditorP.N. Fox, M. Cerezo

Paperback | September 28, 2011

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This book provides plant breeders, geneticists and biometricians with a comprehensive description of modern statistical and trial management techniques for field evaluation of plant varieties. It focuses on the distinctive goals of plant breeders and the technical problems that they face. Theoretical methods are explained clearly, and are supported by examples and references to available computer software.
Title:Statistical Methods for Plant Variety EvaluationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pagesPublished:September 28, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401071721

ISBN - 13:9789401071727

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Table of Contents

Introduction. Field plot technique. Data management and validation. Design of plant breeding trials. Spatial analysis. Unreplicated trials. Interference between plots. Multi-environment testing and genotype x environment interaction. Analysis of series of variety trials. Resource allocation for selection systems.

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...an interesting value to teachers and graduate students concerned with agronomy, plant breeding and selection. - Biochemical Systemics and Ecology