Op­tim­isa­tion of or­ganic breed­ing of sweet­corn

Doctoral thesis by Charlotte Aichholz. Together with Sativa Rheinau AG.

The efficiency of the following breeding methods is being investigated for improving yield, uniformity and quality in population varieties:

  • Positive mass selection
  • Full sibling selection
  • S2-line selection
  • DH line selection
  • Recurrent haploid selection