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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Example of Selection Criteria Used in Advancing Breeding Generations
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Generation

Plant Type

Grain Shape

Maturity

Height

Disease Resistance

Yield

Milling Quality

Cooking Quality

Water Weevil (Crowley, LA)

Type of Trial

Certified Seed Program

F1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F2

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

BN

 

F3

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

BN

 

F4

X

X

X

 

X

 

 

X

 

BN

 

F5

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

BU

 

F6

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

BP

 

F7

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

S

 

F8

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

R,S

 

F9

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

R,S,E

H

F10

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

R,S,E

H

F11

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

R,S,E

H, BR

F12

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

R,S,E

H, BR,FD

BU= Beaumont Unreplicated
BN = Breeding Nursery
BP=Beaumont Replicated
BR = Breeder
E = Expanded
FD = Foundation
H = Headrow
R = Regional
S = State

Last Modified: 2/22/2005
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