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Multiple Selection Criteria in Soybeans1


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  1. Vol. 51 No. 1, p. 42-46
    Received: May 12, 1958

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  1. C. A. Brim,
  2. Herbert W. Johnson and
  3. C. Clark Cockerham2



Selection indexes involving 15 combinations of 6 characters were computed for 2 populations of soybeans. For a 1:.6 price ratio of oil to protein, the advances expected from selection based on oil and seed weight were 101 and 118% of those based on oil, protein, and yield in populations 1 and 2, respectively; and 84 and 95% of those based on all 6 characters.

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