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Table 4 Summary of agronomic trials conducted in target environments to evaluate the performance of the elite core panel

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

Country Location Year Season Num of ECP lines tested Num of local checks Single Trial H2 p value relative to local checks
Days to flowering Grain yield
India Cuttack 2019 Wet 38 8 0.95 0.9 0.001*
India Hyderabad 2019 Dry 38 1 0.76 0.66 NA
India Maruteru 2019 Wet 38 2 0.74 0.87 0.282NS
India Raipur 2019 Wet 38 2 0.92 0.55 0.004*
Kenya Ahero 2019 Dry 67 2 0.45 0.29 0.187NS
Philippines Los Baños 2019 Wet 72 3 0.74 0.67 0.096NS
Philippines Los Baños 2019 Dry 72 3 0.87 0.76 0.008*
Tanzania Dakawa 2020 Wet 66 3 0.97 0.97 0.041*
  1. * or NS indicate if the p-value is significant (*) or not (NS) at 5%