Predict the selection differential (S) for this cross.

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Suppose the length of maize ears has narrow sense heritability (h2) of 0.70. A population produces ears that have an average length of 29cm, and from this population a breeder selects a plant producing 35-cm ears to cross by self-fertilization.

Predict the selection differential (S) for this cross.

Predict the response to selection (R) for this cross.

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