3. Honeycomb Selection Designs

  1. Jules Janick
  1. A. C. Fasoulas1 and
  2. V. A. Fasoula2

Published Online: 22 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470650059.ch3

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13

How to Cite

Fasoulas, A. C. and Fasoula, V. A. (1995) Honeycomb Selection Designs, in Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13 (ed J. Janick), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470650059.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Purdue University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece 54006

  2. 2

    Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, 3111 Plant Sciences Building, Athens, Georgia 30602

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 NOV 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471573432

Online ISBN: 9780470650059

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Keywords:

  • honeycomb selection designs;
  • plant breeder, identifying and selecting superior genotypes - from genetic entries;
  • blocking of entries and their random allocation - within blocks or replicates;
  • disturbing effects of soil heterogeneity - in field experimentation;
  • error variance reduction - main criterion for design selection;
  • principle of moving replicate;
  • replicated honeycomb design construction;
  • ungrouped replicated designs, numbers 1 to R - recurring in ascending numerical order;
  • moving-circle selection;
  • trial establishment and analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • 1. Introduction

  • Principle of the Moving Replicate

  • Construction of Replicated Honeycomb Designs

  • Moving-Circle Selection

  • Unreplicated Honeycomb Designs

  • Trial Establishment and Analysis

  • Application Examples

  • Future of Selection Designs

  • Summary

  • Literature Cited