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BMS 13.0-14.0 Manual


About Studies

Studies are the format that the BMS uses to plan and record breeding activities.


  • Record meta-details, like cooperator information
  • Select germplasm list for the study
  • Identify check entries
  • Describe study instances (locations, seasons, ect) and related information, such as irrigation regimes
  • Design the study by plots or individual plants
  • Create field maps and labels
  • Plan crosses

Data Collection

  • Record phenotypic observations
  • Repeated measures
  • Calculate derived traits, such as; days difference, means, and algebraic conversions
  • Make selections and advance germplasm
  • Take genotyping samples
  • Record crosses
  • Record and label harvest inventory