The asymptotic efficiency of partial diallel crosses is defined, and circulant plans having such a property are identified. In the absence of an optimal plan to suit his requirements, the breeder should opt for suggested plans to derive maximum information for given resources.
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Arya, A.S., Narain, P. Asymptotically efficient partial diallel crosses. Theoret. Appl. Genetics 79, 849–852 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00224255
- Partial diallel cross
- Circulant plan
- Combining ability
- Optimal and asymptotically efficient plans