diallel


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diallel

(ˈdaɪəˌlɛl)
n
(Genetics) (in genetic research, particularly into the genetics of plants) a scheme of cross-breeding within a select group of parents, designed to produce various hybrids with different genetic properties
adj
(of lines) not parallel, meeting or intersecting
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A novel method was produced to explore the catch-up like growth from diallel cross-breeding due to its similarity with high growth speed in the later period for common carp Cyprinus carpio L cross-breeding.
Evaluation of performance characteristics in a diallel among Simmental, Limousin, Polled Hereford and Brahman beef cattle.
1] (6), obtained by artificial crosses between cultivars forming a complete diallel, without the reciprocal ones; iii) progenies in generation [F.
The use of diallel crosses is one of the methods available in plant breeding that allows the selection of parents to improve the performance of the progeny (Ramalho, Abreu, & Santos, 2001).
Abstract: General and specific combining ability effects were discriminated in different parents and offspring to isolate the potential of genotypes used in diallel system to attain the genetic inheritance pattern ascertain with the nature of gene action.
The present study evaluated the parents and hybrids produced from 5x5 diallel mating design with the objectives to estimate parental general and specific combining ability effects and heterosis of F1 hybrids.
Heterosis, inbreeding depression and combining ability in a diallel cross of five faba bean genotypes.
A short season representative early maturing maize population with forty-seven diverse inbred lines from North Dakota State University continuing recurrent selections, public and private sources was crossed in a partial diallel mating design.
Twenty-five F1 hybrids generated from 5x5 diallel crosses were evaluated to study the quantitative genetics of yield and some yield related traits during 2009-10.