Introduction: Bulk Method

Introduction: Bulk method

  • Bulk method was first used by Nilsson Ehlein 1908. F2 and the subsequent generation are harvested as bulks to raise the next generation. At the end of bulking period individual plants are selected and evaluated in a similar manner as in the pedigree method.The duration of bulking may vary from 7-30 generation artificial selection may seldom be practiced
  • Application: Cereals, small millets, grain legumes and oil seeds.
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