Response to recurrent selection for stover feeding value in pearl millet variety ICMV 221
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Bidinger, F.R., Blümmel, M. and Hash, C.T. 2006. Response to recurrent selection for stover feeding value in pearl millet variety ICMV 221. Journal of SAT Agricultural Research. 2(1)
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The objectives of the present work were threefold: first, to determine the ranges of grain and stover yields and stover quality traits in full-sib progenies of pearl millet cultivar ICMV 221; second, to assess changes in grain and stover characteristics in trait-specific experimental varieties generated by random-mating selected subsets of these full-sib progenies; and third, to compare laboratory estimates of stover quality traits used for selection among progenies in the full-sib population with direct measurements of stover quality traits obtained through animal feeding trials, using stover samples from replicated field trials of the experimental varieties.
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