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Table 6 Broad-sense heritability in 11 trials for vegetation indices and grain yield

From: Application of unmanned aerial systems for high throughput phenotyping of large wheat breeding nurseries

Trial name Broad-sense heritability (H 2)
Vegetation indices Grain yield
Canon S100 (GNDVI) MultiSpec 4C (RENDVI)
EYTBWBLHT_01 0.89 0.84 0.66
EYTBWBLHT_02 0.90 0.90 0.91
EYTBWBLHT_03 0.84 0.90 0.78
EYTBWBLHT_04 0.87 0.70 0.75
EYTBWBLHT_05 0.81 0.80 0.82
EYTBWBLHT_06 0.73 0.66 0.80
EYTBWBLHT_07 0.83 0.70 0.85
EYTBWBLHT_08 0.64 0.61 0.86
EYTBWBLHT_09 0.78 0.64 0.87
EYTBWBLHT_10 0.66 0.57 0.65
EYTBWBLHT_11 0.72 0.57 0.74
  1. The VIs derived from the Canon S100 had a higher heritability than the MultiSpec 4C for nine out of eleven trials (shown in italics font)