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How to set up a simplified on-farm cultivar trial to assess broccoli? (Liveseed Practice Abstract)

{Tool} How to set up a simplified on-farm cultivar trial to assess broccoli? (Liveseed Practice Abstract). Creator(s): Gutzen, Kaja. Issuing Organisation(s): IFOAM Organics Europe, ÖMKi - Hungarian Research Institute of Organic Agriculture. Liveseed Practice Abstract, no. 8. (2020)

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Summary

Liveseed Practice Abstract. Target Audience: farmers, researchers and advisors.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
What problem does the tool address?:Most commercial broccoli cultivars originate from conventional breeding and might not perform well under organic conditions. Cultivar trials, with a complete randomised block design and 3-4 repetitions, are often not feasible for organic farmers, who wish to test the cultivar’s suitability for their on-farm conditions.
What solution does the tool offer?:Organic farmers can set up a simplified cultivar trial with
different broccoli varieties. In order to evaluate varietal
difference, the trial error (e.g. soil differences in the trial field) has to be minimized. To evaluate the trial error, a reference variety is planted in 2-3 randomly distributed plots(see Figure 1). When comparing the reference plots, differences in performance might indicate a trial error. The trial should be repeated over several years to increase its
reliability.
Country:Belgium
Type of Practice Tool:Practice abstracts
Keywords:plant breeding, vegetables
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
breeding
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_49902
English
plant breeding
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5956
English
vegetables
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8174
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Vegetables
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > Liveseed
European Union > Horizon 2020 > Liveseed > Liveseed tools
Hungary > Hungarian Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
International Organizations > International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM > IFOAM EU Group
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:727230
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/38986, https://www.liveseed.eu/
Project ID:ofk
Deposited By: Ortolani, Dr. Livia
ID Code:38986
Deposited On:14 Feb 2021 09:17
Last Modified:26 Jul 2022 18:31
Document Language:English
Status:Published

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