Flashcards in Parent Selection Deck (5)
Sources of parental germplasm
- Elite breeding lines
- Breeding lines / germplasm release
- Transgenic plants (GMO)
- Plant introductions of cultivated species (PIs)
- Related species and [sometimes] genera
At least ONE parent must have desired trait.
Transgressive segregation... perform better than parents -> outliers.
population development through parent selection.