Pedigree Method

What is Pedigree Method – Definition?

In pedigree method, detailed records of the origin of the selected individuals or lines are maintained. Due to such records we are able to know from which F2 plant the selected progeny is originated.

Such record is called as pedigree record.

It is the most extensively used method to handle segregating generations from crosses.

Read procedure for pedigree method. This page gives information about the steps involved in the method.

Visit Pedigree method – advantages and applications to get information about advantages, disadvantages and applications of this method.

Know other methods of plant breeding in detail. Visit respective pages to get brief information.

Single Seed Descent method is another method to handle segregating generations, it is modification of bulk method.