Characterization of Selected Maize Inbred Lines Adapted to Highland Agro-Ecologies of Ethiopia Using Morphological and Molecular Genetic Distances

@article{Terefe2019CharacterizationOS,
  title={Characterization of Selected Maize Inbred Lines Adapted to Highland Agro-Ecologies of Ethiopia Using Morphological and Molecular Genetic Distances},
  author={Worknesh Terefe and Adefris Teklewold and Kassahun Tesfaye},
  journal={Advances in Crop Science and Technology},
  year={2019}
}
Characterization of available genetic diversity is a crucial step in effective crop improvement which provide basis for the analysis of combining ability and exploitation of heterosis of inbred lines in hybrid breeding. Characterization involves evaluation of quantitative and qualitative attributes of a given genotypes in order to differentiate their usefulness, structure, genetic variability and relationships among them. The objectives of this study were to characterize elite maize inbred… 
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