BMS v17 - Rice Tutorial

The attached document contains a tutorial on how to use BMS v17 to manage basic breeding activities for a self pollinating crop like rice or wheat. The tutorial is constructed in eight chapters as follows.

Searching for Germplasm
Importing germplasm and managing lists
Making a Crossing Block
Adding Seed Inventory for a Harvest List
Managing Pedigree Nurseries
Managing Evaluation Trials
Importing existing trial designs and data
Statistical Analysis


  1. IRISv17Tutorial.docx/.pdf contains the tutorial instructions

  2. “Sample Files” folder contains some files used in the tutorials.

  3. dataRiceTutorial-V17-20210307.7z is a zip of a V17 BMS data directory which can be used to setup an instance with the rice tutorial loaded in crop tutorial1