Genotypic and environmental variance for white clover yield in a commercial breeding programme

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Genotypic and environmental variance for white clover yield in a commercial breeding programme. / Hetherington, Katie Elizabeth; Conaghan, P. ; Milbourne, D.; Skot, Leif; Byrne, S. L.

Sustainable meat and milk production from grassland: Proceedings of the 27th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. ed. / B. Horan; D. Hennessy; M. O'Donovan; E. Kennedy; B. McCarthy; J. A. Finn; B. O'Brien. Fermoy : Teagasc, 2018. p. 228-230.

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Hetherington, KE, Conaghan, P, Milbourne, D, Skot, L & Byrne, SL 2018, Genotypic and environmental variance for white clover yield in a commercial breeding programme. in B Horan, D Hennessy, M O'Donovan, E Kennedy, B McCarthy, JA Finn & B O'Brien (eds), Sustainable meat and milk production from grassland: Proceedings of the 27th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Teagasc, Fermoy, pp. 228-230, 27th EGF General Meeting, Cork, Ireland, 17 Jun 2018.

APA

Hetherington, K. E., Conaghan, P., Milbourne, D., Skot, L., & Byrne, S. L. (2018). Genotypic and environmental variance for white clover yield in a commercial breeding programme. In B. Horan, D. Hennessy, M. O'Donovan, E. Kennedy, B. McCarthy, J. A. Finn, & B. O'Brien (Eds.), Sustainable meat and milk production from grassland: Proceedings of the 27th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation (pp. 228-230). Teagasc.

Vancouver

Hetherington KE, Conaghan P, Milbourne D, Skot L, Byrne SL. Genotypic and environmental variance for white clover yield in a commercial breeding programme. In Horan B, Hennessy D, O'Donovan M, Kennedy E, McCarthy B, Finn JA, O'Brien B, editors, Sustainable meat and milk production from grassland: Proceedings of the 27th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. Fermoy: Teagasc. 2018. p. 228-230

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Hetherington, Katie Elizabeth ; Conaghan, P. ; Milbourne, D. ; Skot, Leif ; Byrne, S. L. / Genotypic and environmental variance for white clover yield in a commercial breeding programme. Sustainable meat and milk production from grassland: Proceedings of the 27th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation. editor / B. Horan ; D. Hennessy ; M. O'Donovan ; E. Kennedy ; B. McCarthy ; J. A. Finn ; B. O'Brien. Fermoy : Teagasc, 2018. pp. 228-230

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abstract = "Teagasc research demonstrates that incorporating white clover (Trifolium repens L.) into grazing swards contributes additional nitrogen (N) to grassland and increases forage quality leading to increased milk yields relative to grass-only swards, contributing to the economic and environmental sustainability of pastoral-based production systems. Two hundred and fifty eight full-sib white clover families were evaluated over three harvest years. Total yield of grass and clover was measured and the results were used to guide the development of new synthetic cultivars. In this paper we determine the genotypic and environmental variance and heritability of yield. The objective is to determine the potential of utilising these families to establish a training population to develop and assess genomic selection approaches for white clover breeding to improve agronomic performance. We found sufficient genotypic and phenotypic variation within this population and broad-sense heritability for forage yield was calculated as 0.76, indicating selection for forage yield will result in genetic gain",
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