If a potential buyer asks the value of your germplasm, are you prepared to give a response, and do you have the data to back it up? Any experienced breeder can look at the data and get a sense of how the program has been managed.
I was recently evaluating bank account options. At just one bank, I could easily choose between standard, advanced, premier or private accounts. The options were seemingly endless, which as a consumer means I get more of what I need and less of what I don’t.
The way to do this is with good database software designed specifically for plant breeding. To make the best decisions you MUST use all possible data available, if not it could be costly.
Agronomix Software has been working with clients in India for more than 10 years, it is a country that has experienced significant growth in recent years and we are proud to work with our business partner, King Technology Solutions.
My daughter had been telling me for a while to buy a compact SUV, I finally relented and almost immediately ran into a problem. Should I read the manual?
Our support staff includes two former plant breeders, which makes us ideally suited to know what our clients want and need — our staff have literally “walked in the shoes” of our customers.
Think: If you could take any experimental design and with one click expand it out three years or five years. Not only that, but when you analyze the data, all the means are stored for every location and every year.
The nuances of data standardization become absolutely critical. If you don’t standardize certain points of data, a functioning relational database is simply not possible.