Crop by region
ICRISAT Sorghum (Sudan Zone)
Curently, we use on average 15 new parents each year to generate 30 crosses with 200 progeny each (6000 individuals in total)
Breeding strategy component tackled
Breeders' equation terms tackled
Ha vs H0
Changing the number of parents / crosses and progeny per cross will significantly increase genetic gain vs. The current number of parents, crosses and progeny per cross is already in the optimal range.