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Inheritance of Primary:Secondary Seed Weight Ratios and Secondary Seed Weight in Oats

  • A. C. Tibelius
  • H. R. Klinck
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Part of the World Crops: Production, Utilization, Description book series (WCPU, volume 12)

Abstract

A low primary ¡secondary seed weight ratio in oats is desirable in that it reflects uniformity of seed size. Combined with high grain weights, this has advantages for all aspects of the oat industry. The potential for improving the ratio can be investigated using segregation patterns and sub-division of hereditary variance, both being useful tools for providing information on the inheritance of quantitative characters.

Keywords

Specific Combine Ability Specific Combine Ability Effect Additive Gene Action Specific Combine Ability Secondary Seed 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. C. Tibelius
    • 1
  • H. R. Klinck
    • 1
  1. 1.Plant Science DepartmentMacdonald College of McGill UniversitySte-Anne-de-BellevueCanada

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