Study on Two Agronomic Traits Associated with Kernel Weight in a Maize RIL Segregation Population

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 269)

Abstract

Maize (Zea mays L.) is a very important crop in the world. In this present study, two important agronomic traits, related to kernel weight, were investigated in a maize Recombinant Inbred Line (RIL) population derived from the cross of Mo17 and Huangzao4, including 100-kernel weight and ear kernel weight. Furthermore, the descriptive statistics, analysis of variance and correlation analysis were performed using SPSS 11.5 software in the RIL population. The results are useful for further developing quantitative trait locus mapping and molecular marker-assisted selection for the two traits of maize.

Keywords

Maize (Zea mays L.) Recombinant inbred line population 100-kernel weight Ear kernel weight Statistic analysis 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was financially supported by the Scientific Research Fund of the Sichuan Provincial Education Department (13ZA0012) of China.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LibraryChina West Normal UniversityNanchongChina

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