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Table 1 Summary of yield trials used to estimate breeding values for grain yield

From: Identification of an Elite Core Panel as a Key Breeding Resource to Accelerate the Rate of Genetic Improvement for Irrigated Rice

Details Year
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of trials 1 8 11 49 33
Average harvest area (sqm) 4.84 4.49 4.34 4.34 4.58
Number of plots 192 5272 13,822 14,926 13,246
Number of tested lines 64 2487 12,505 10,065 9793
Experimental designs R AL, R, RC AR, R, AU, PR, RC R, AR, AL, PR, RC, AD AR, R, PR, RC
  1. These trials were conducted during 2012–2016 for IRRI's rice breeding program for irrigated systems
  2. Experimental design used in the retrieved studies included—R = RCBD, AR = Augmented RCBD, AL = Alpha lattice, PR = P-Rep, RC = Row Column, AD = Augmented