Stability Performance of Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Lines

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Kurt Polat P. Ö. , Aydoğan Çifci E. , Yağdı K.

Journal Of Agricultural Science And Technology, vol.18, no.2, pp.553-560, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : Journal Of Agricultural Science And Technology
  • Page Numbers: pp.553-560


The primary aim of plant breeding is to improve stability in yield and to obtain varieties with good quality. For this reason, a study of wheat varieties was conducted in 2010, 2011, and 2012 at the Agricultural Application and Research Center fields of the Uludag University, Agricultural Faculty, in Bursa/Turkey. In the study, 22 advanced lines of bread wheat and Gonen, Pehlivan, and Flamura cultivars as controls were examined in a 3-year experiment. In each year, the experiment was conducted in randomized block design with three replications. The effects of cultivars, environment, and genotype×environment interactions were evaluated. Results of the study permitted us to distinguish three lines, namely, (Gx22-1)-4, (Gx22-1)-6, and (GxK) which were characterized by higher adaptation capabilities and stability than those of the other genotypes.