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Record number 347884
Title Combining ability for seed yield traits of Chenopodium quinoa breeding lines
Author(s) Mastebroek, H.D.; Loo, E.N. van; Dolstra, O.
Source Euphytica 125 (2002)3. - ISSN 0014-2336 - p. 427 - 432.
Department(s) PRI Biodiversity and Breeding
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2002
Abstract For a better understanding of the inheritance of seed yield traits in Quinoa ( Chenopodium quinoa) Willd., a half-diallelic crossing experiment with six diverse but uniform breeding lines was conducted. True hybrid plants were detected by means of differences in panicle colour in 14 out of the 15 crosses performed. The agronomic performance of 14 F_2populations and six parental lines was evaluated in field trials on fertile clay soil. General and specific combining ability of the lines (GCA and SCA) were estimated. Highly significant differences in GCA effects were found between the lines for plant height at maturity, early flowering, early maturity, seed yield and thousand seed weight. Significant SCA effects were only found for plant height at maturity. However, SCA effects were rather small and accounted for 7% of the total variance. The finding of large GCA effects and low SCA effects suggests that best selection results could be expected from crosses between the agronomic best performing genotypes
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