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  1. Vol. 22 No. 2, p. 314-319
    Received: Oct 31, 1980

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Modifications to Cyclic Hybridization in Maize with Single-Eared Plants1

  1. Fidel Márquez-Sánchez2



Two methods (M-l and M-2) for cyclic hybridization in maize (Zea mays L.) not requiring prolific plants are proposed as alternatives to the original method (M-0) of Hallauer (1967) and Lonnquist and Williams (1967). The methods involve the use of pairs of related plants for hybridization and development of the inbred lines. Under method M-l “C” lines are produced through full-sib mating, while under method M- 2 “Z” lines are generated through a system called self-sib mating. The derivation of the recurrence equation giving the inbreeding coefficient under method M-2 was presented as well as the expected efficiencies of the two methods relative to M-0.

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