A comparison of inheritance patterns and heritability estimates from a NCII crossing model which included green and red cabbage, Brassica oleracea L. Capitata group, indicated differences between green × green and red × green crosses. Green × green crosses exhibited dominance for few non-wrapper leaves, greater efficiency index, and smaller leaf size while red × green crosses showed the opposite dominance pattern.
Received for publication October 7, 1978. Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station Journal Article No. 8735.
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Assistant Professor, Dept. of Horticulture, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA 50011 and Professor, Dept. of Horticulture, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI 48824.