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Learn Introductory plant breeding with Braimy- B.Sc agriculture
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  1. Most labor, time and resource intensive method; usually compromise between crosses and population sizes;
  2. Very dependent on skill of breeder in recognizing promising material;
  3. Not very effective with low h2 traits;
  4. Slow; can usually put through only one generation per year, and the right environmental conditions must be at hand for accurate selection.
  5. Upper ceiling set by allelic contents of F2; cannot purge selections of undesirable alleles once ‘fixed’.
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