Genetic gain of ‘Valenciana’ onion populations developed in the Brazilian Semi-Arid region

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Oliveira, Antonio Esmael Silva de; Santos, Carlos Antônio Fernandes; Luz, Lucas Nunes da; Oliveira, Valter Rodrigues; Candeia, Jonas Araújo; Carvalho Filho, José Luiz Sandes de;
  • Publisher: Crop Breeding and Applied Biotechnology
  • Journal: issn: 1518-7853, eissn: 1984-7033
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/1984-70332017v17n2n25, doi: 10.1590/1984-70332017v17n2n2
  • Subject: genetic progress | recurrent selection | Plant culture | SB1-1110 | Biotechnology | Semiárido | Onion | Cebola | Allium cepa | Melhoramento genético | Genetic improvement | TP248.13-248.65

Abstract The aim of the present study was to estimate the genetic improvement in the last recurrent selection cycles applied in two ‘Valenciana’ onion populations in Petrolina, PE. The experiments were carried out between October 2014 and January 2015, in Petrolina and ... View more