6. Prognostic Breeding: A New Paradigm for Crop Improvement

  1. Jules Janick
  1. Vasilia A. Fasoula

Published Online: 26 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118497869.ch6

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 37

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 37

How to Cite

Fasoula, V. A. (2013) Prognostic Breeding: A New Paradigm for Crop Improvement, in Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 37 (ed J. Janick), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118497869.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010, USA

Author Information

  1. Institute of Plant Breeding, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 28 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118497852

Online ISBN: 9781118497869

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Keywords:

  • prognostic, new paradigm;
  • crop yield breeding potential;
  • prognostic equations, cotton/maize;
  • prognostic breeding advantage;
  • phenotyping with genotyping

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genetic Components of Crop Yield Potential

  • A New General Response Equation

  • Prognostic Equations for Single Plants and Sibling Lines

  • The Advantages of Prognostic Breeding

  • The Marriage of Phenotyping with Genotyping

  • Outlook

  • Literature Cited