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Relationships between Parents and Selection in Crosses of Dry Beans, Phaseolus vulgaris L.1


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  1. Vol. 9 No. 5, p. 673-675
    Received: Mar 1, 1969

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  1. Ferdinand A. Quinones2



A study was made of the relationships between 160 F8 dry bean selections tested in 1966 and their parents tested in 1959, the year the decision to make the 22 crosses was made. Statistically significant interannual correlations were found for yield, maturity, growth habit, and infection of common bacterial blight, Xanthomonas phaseoli (E. F. Sm.), but not for seed size.

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