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A mass-selection method for the acclimatization and improvement of edible diploid potatoes in the United Kingdom

A mass-selection method for the acclimatization and improvement of edible diploid potatoes in the United Kingdom

Journal of Agricultural Science, UK 99(3): 631-640

A mass-selection scheme for outbreeding diploid potatoes of the Phureja- Stenotomum group is described. The scheme includes both seedling and tuber populations. Provision is made for high yielding clones to contribute further true seed to ensuing generations. A computer is used to document and randomize the plantings. Selection criteria and methods are described. Results are given from an experiment to monitor progress.

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DOI: 10.1017/s0021859600031312

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