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A method of assessing the yield stability of crop genotypes

  • B. Westcott (a1)

A method of assessing genotypic stability is proposed in the case where genotype yields are measured across environments but no concomitant environment data are available. The method is introduced in a practical context and two examples of its use with actual data are presented.

The method depends ultimately on the choice of a suitable measure of similarity between genotypes. Most of the stability information appears in a sequence of plots, where stable genotypes are immediately highlighted as consistently more remote points.

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  • ISSN: 0021-8596
  • EISSN: 1469-5146
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