Publications of : R.S. Freitas
Animal Genetics   Research Article

Estimative of genetic diversity in germ-plasm of elephant grass using the Gower algorithm

This work aimed at estimating the genetic divergence among 85 accessions of elephant-grass using the Gower algorithm for the joint study of quantitative and qualitative traits. The experiment was conducted in the city of Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, with of 85 elephant-grass genotypes. It was applied a randomized block experimental design with two replications. The exper.. Read More»

Genet. Mol. Res. 17(4): http://dx.doi.org/gmr16039934

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4238/gmr16039934

Plant Genetics   Research Article

Selecting elephant grass families and progenies to produce bioenergy through mixed models (REML/BLUP)

    E.V. Rodrigues, R.F. Daher, A. dos Santos, M. Vivas, J.C. Machado, G. do A. Gravina, Y.P. de Souza, A.K. Vidal, A. dos S. Rocha and R.S. Freitas

Brazil has great potential to produce bioenergy since it is located in a tropical region that receives high incidence of solar energy and presents favorable climatic conditions for such purpose. However, the use of bioenergy in the country is below its productivity potential. The aim of the current study was to select full-sib progenies and families of elephant gras.. Read More»

Genet. Mol. Res. 16(2): gmr16029301

DOI: 10.4238/gmr16029301

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