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Breeding stategy and the selection of seed parents in the ITSC avocado breeding programme



Breeding stategy and the selection of seed parents in the ITSC avocado breeding programme



Yearbook South African Avocado Growers' Association 18: 1-3



Breeding strategies to improve South African avocado varieties are briefly described. They include: general combining ability; specific combining ability; cumulative effect of favourable genes; corrective mating; and repeated back crossing.

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