African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6849

Full Length Research Paper

Optimal sample size and data arrangement method in estimating correlation matrices with lesser collinearity: A statistical focus in maize breeding

Tiago Olivoto
  • Tiago Olivoto
  • Department of Agronomic and Environmental Sciences, Federal University of Santa Maria Frederico Westphalen, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Maicon Nardino
  • Maicon Nardino
  • Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Federal University of Pelotas, Capão do Leão, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Ivan Ricardo Carvalho
  • Ivan Ricardo Carvalho
  • Plant Genomics and Breeding Center, Federal University of Pelotas, Capão do Leão, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Diego Nicolau Follmann
  • Diego Nicolau Follmann
  • Agronomy Department, Federal University of Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Mauricio Ferrari
  • Mauricio Ferrari
  • Plant Genomics and Breeding Center, Federal University of Pelotas, Capão do Leão, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Alan Junior de Pelegrin
  • Alan Junior de Pelegrin
  • Plant Genomics and Breeding Center, Federal University of Pelotas, Capão do Leão, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Vinicius Jardel Szareski
  • Vinicius Jardel Szareski
  • Department of Crop Science, Federal University of Pelotas, Capão do Leão, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Antônio Costa de Oliveira
  • Antônio Costa de Oliveira
  • Plant Genomics and Breeding Center, Federal University of Pelotas, Capão do Leão, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Braulio Otomar Caron
  • Braulio Otomar Caron
  • Department of Agronomic and Environmental Sciences, Federal University of Santa Maria Frederico Westphalen, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Velci Queiróz de Souza
  • Velci Queiróz de Souza
  • Federal University of Pampa, Dom Pedrito, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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  •  Received: 06 October 2016
  •  Accepted: 14 December 2016
  •  Published: 12 January 2017

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