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Reza Amiri, Kourosh Vahdati, Somayeh Mohsenipoor, Mohammad Reza Mozaffari, and Charles Leslie

, 2000 ). Knowledge of the relationship between nut and kernel characteristics and other tree traits can guide appropriate selection schemes for walnut breeding programs. Hansche et al. (1972) examined heritability and phenotypic correlations for 18

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Tingting Zhao, Dawei Li, Lulu Li, Fei Han, Xiaoli Liu, Peng Zhang, Meiyan Chen, and Caihong Zhong

. The correlation between chilling requirement and ploidy levels was estimated by the use of the Pearson correlation coefficient. Results Chilling accumulation under field conditions. The chilling accumulation between 1 Sept. and 28 Feb. was measured by

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Alexander R. Kowalewski, Brian M. Schwartz, Austin L. Grimshaw, Dana G. Sullivan, and Jason B. Peake

in leaf and canopy morphology and wear tolerance of four hybrid bermudagrasses and 2) assess the correlations between these morphological characteristics and wear tolerance. Findings from this research could provide hybrid bermudagrass turf breeders

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Nebahat Sari, Emily Silverman, Danny Reiland, and Todd C. Wehner

, and to determine the correlations between seed and some seedling traits at the early seedling stage in 163 Lagenaria spp. accessions. This study is also important in that bottle gourds have seed measurements made with the greatest number of genetic

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Valentina Schmitzer, Robert Veberic, Gregor Osterc, and Franci Stampar

/phenolics/ascorbic acid system in antioxidant defense and make the flower more vulnerable to oxidative stress ( Takahama and Oniki, 1997 ). Plant tissue color is easily obtained with a portable colorimeter and several studies showed that there is a strong correlation

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Stephen N. Wegulo and Miguel Vilchez

treatment means. Spearman's coefficients of rank correlation were used as a measure of correspondence between cultivar ranking in each pair of experiments. Pearson correlation coefficients were used as a measure of the strength of association of disease

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Guo-Liang Jiang, Laban K. Rutto, and Shuxin Ren

and/or breeding lines of MGs V and VI and to analyze the trait correlations, to help the identification and development of adapted superior edamame cultivars with desired traits for the United States. Materials and Methods Plant materials and field

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Winston Elibox and Pathmanathan Umaharan

quantitative parameters for the 82 accessions of A. andraeanum Hort. and the Shapiro-Wilk W test ( NCSS, 2001 ) was used to determine whether each parameter was normally distributed. Pearson’s product moment correlations ( NCSS, 2001 ) were used to determine

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Zena Rawandoozi, Timothy Hartmann, David Byrne, and Silvia Carpenedo

challenge. Hence, the GGE biplot analysis is the appropriate tool for analyzing and interpreting data of multienvironment trials ( Yan and Tinker, 2006 ). Likewise, correlations between traits also can be especially useful in plant breeding where the

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Matthew J. Koch and Stacy A. Bonos

subjected to analysis of variance (ANOVA) using PROC ANOVA (fixed-effect model) in SAS Version 9.1 ( SAS Institute, 1991 ). Correlation analysis among the three methods was run on data from the highest salinity levels for each of the methods (EC = 15 dS·m −1