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GGE Biplot Analysis

A Graphical Tool for Breeders, Geneticists, and Agronomists

GGE Biplot Analysis by Weikai Yan
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Genotype-by-Environment Interaction
Heredity and Environment
Genotype-by-Environment Interaction
Implications of GEI in Crop Breeding
Causes of Genotype-by-Environment Interaction

Stability Analyses in Plant Breeding and Performance Trials
Stability Analysis in Plant Breeding and Performance Trials
Stability Concepts and Statistics
Dealing with Genotype-by-Environment Interaction
GGE Biplot: Genotype + GE Interaction


Theory of Biplot
The Concept of Biplot
The Inner-Product Property of a Biplot
Visualizing the Biplot
Relationships among Columns and among Rows
Biplot Analysis of Two-Way Data

Introduction to GGE Biplot
The Concept of GGE and GGE Biplot
The Basic Model for a GGE Biplot
Methods of Singular Value Partitioning
An Alternative Model for GGE Biplot
Three Types of Data Transformation
Generating a GGE Biplot Using Conventional Methods

Biplot Analysis of Multi-Environment Trial Data
Objectives of Multi-Environment Trial Data Analysis
Simple Comparisons Using GGE Biplot
Mega-Environment Investigation
Cultivar Evaluation for a Given Mega-Environment
Evaluation of Test Environments
Comparison with the AMMI Biplot
Interpreting Genotype-by-Environment Interaction


GGE Biplot Software-The Solution for GGE Biplot Analyses
The Need for GGE Biplot Software
The Terminology of Entries and Testers
Preparing Data File for GGE Biplot
Organization of GGE Biplot Software
Functions for a Genotype-by-Environment Dataset
Function for a Genotype-by-Strain Dataset
Application of GGE Biplot to Other Types of Two-way Data
GGE Biplot Continues to Evolve

Cultivar Evaluation Based on Multiple Traits
Why Multiple Traits?
Cultivar Evaluation Based on Multiple Traits
Identifying Traits for Indirect Selection for Loaf Volume
Identification of Redundant Traits
Comparing Cultivars as Packages of Traits
Investigation of Different Selection Strategies
Systems Understanding of Crop Improvement
Three-Mode Principal Component Analysis and Visualization

QTL Identification Using GGE Biplot
Why Biplot?
Data Source and Model
Grouping of Linked Markers
Gene Mapping Using Biplot
QTL Identification via GGE Biplot
Interconnectedness among Traits and Pleiotropic Effects of a Given Locus
Understanding DH Lines through the Biplot Pattern
QTL and GE Interaction

Biplot Analysis of Diallel Data
Model for Biplot Analysis of Diallel Data
General Combining Ability of Parents
Specific Combining Ability of Parents
Heterotic Groups
The Best Testers for Assessing General Combining Ability of Parents
The Best Crosses
Hypothesis on the Genetic Constitution of Parents
Targeting a Large Dataset
Advantages and Disadvantages of the Biplot Approach

Biplot Analysis of Host Genotype-by-Pathogen Strain Interactions
Vertical vs. Horizontal Resistance
Genotype-By-Strain Interaction for a Barley Net Blotch
Genotype-by-Strain Interaction for Wheat Fusarium Head Blight

Biplot Analysis to Detect Synergism between Genotypes of Different Species
Genotype-by-Strain Interaction for Nitrogen-Fixation
Wheat-Maize Interaction for Wheat Haploid Embryo Formation



CRC Press; August 2002
288 pages; ISBN 9781420040371
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Title: GGE Biplot Analysis
Author: Weikai Yan; Manjit S. Kang
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