Statistical Methods and Biometrical Techniques in Plant Breeding

by Nimitha, K. & Neethu Francis

ISBN: 9789354613456
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2022
Price : Rs. 6795.00
Biblio : xii+182., tabls ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

K. Nimitha is a Ph.D. Research Scholar (CSIR-UGC JRF) in Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, West Bengal. She qualified ICAR NET (Genetics and Plant Breeding) and CSIR NET (Life Sciences). She received her B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture from Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur and M.Sc. (Genetics and Plant Breeding) from Anand Agricultural University, Gujarat. She has published research papers in various national and international journals of repute. She has also worked as Agricultural Extensi

About The Book

Biometrics and statistics have become integral to the understanding of genetics and plant breeding experiments. It is important to gain knowledge of these aspects for expertise in practical applications of life sciences and to excel in competitive examinations. This book covers ARS (Agricultural and Research Scientist)and SRF (Senior Research Fellow) syllabus on statistical and biometrical concepts in genetics and plant breeding, prescribed by ICAR. It is written in simple question-answer patte

Table of Contents

Preface v SECTION 1 – (A) BASIC STATISTICS 1. Frequency Distribution 3 2. Measures of Central Tendency 5 3. Probability Theory and Probability Distribution 7 4. Tests of Significance 10 5. Correlation 14 6. Regression 17 7. Design of Experiments: Basic Principles 19 8. Design of Experiments 22 SECTION 1 – (B) BIOMETRICAL AND QUANTITATIVE GENETICS 9. Quantitative Characters and Multiple Factor Inheritance 33 10. Genetic Advance 38 11. Selection: Types and Response 41 12. Hardy-Wein