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Hybrid Wheat Seed Production in North Dakota

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dc.contributor.author Rogers, K. J.
dc.contributor.author Lucken, K. A.
dc.rights North Dakota State University en_US
dc.title Hybrid Wheat Seed Production in North Dakota en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.source North Dakota Farm Research: Vol. 30, No. 06, pp. 03-10 en_US
dc.description Wheat breeders with universities and commercial seed companies in the United States have been developing procedures and germ plasm for production of hybrid wheat. Research evaluating the merits of several alternative breeding procedures currently continues. Breeders were improving the agronomic milling and baking characteristics of parental lines, and were beginning to produce and evaluate hybrids to identify the superior hybrids. The economic success of hybrid wheat depends upon the yield advantage shown by hybrids over conventional wheat varieties, and the cost of planting hybrid seed as compared to present seed costs. Hybrid seed production is accomplished through the use of three wheat lines. Hybrid seed usually is obtained by planting the female and male parents in alternate drill strips. The article reviews a study conducted in hybridization.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-23T17:10:28Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-23T17:10:28Z
dc.date.issued 2010-06-23
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10365/9810
dc.date 1973 en_US
dc.subject Wheat en_US
dc.subject Seeds en_US
dc.subject Crop production en_US

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