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- Lyimo, N.G., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Plant breeding 2008 v.127 no.2 pp. 140-144
- Zea mays; amplified fragment length polymorphism; corn; crossing; genetic distance; heterosis; hybrids; inbred lines; parents; prediction; progeny
- ... Identifying the best inbred combinations for the development of commercial hybrid maize varieties remains the main challenge to maize breeders. The aim of this work was to study associations between the genetic distance (GD) of 21 inbreds and the corresponding F₁ phenotypic data. Furthermore, the impact of grouping lines into genetically similar clusters was investigated. The 21 inbred lines were ...