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Genomic and pedigree predictions for grain yield and agronomic traits were carried out using high density molecular data on a set of 803 spring wheat lines that were evaluated in 5 sites characterized by several environmental co-variables. Seven statis …




The relationship of dietary vitamin A transfer from mother to fetus is not well understood. The difference in swine offspring liver reserves was investigated between single-dose vitamin A provided to the mother post-conception compared with continuous …




Evaluation of wheat for spot blotch disease resistance relies on various visual observation methods. The person evaluating the lines needs to be experienced in scoring disease severity. To facilitate Source: Mapping of spot blotch disease resistance us …




The wheat line ‘Chapio’ is resistant to leaf rust, caused by Puccinia triticinia, and was derived from a breeding programme that focuses on multi-genic resistance to provide durability. This line was crossed with the susceptible ‘Avocet’ to develop an …




Authors: Sehgal, D.; Dreisigacker, S.; Belen, S.; Kucukozdemir, U.; Mert, Z.; Ozer, E.; Morgounov, A.I. Published in: Frontiers in genetics, 2016, vol.7, no.201. Wheat landraces in Turkey are an important genetic resource for wheat improvement. An exha …




Authors: Jayne, T.S., Chamberlin, J.; Traub, L.; Sitko, N.J.; Muyanga, M.; Yeboah, K.; Anseeuw, W.; Chapoto, A.; Ayala Wineman; Nkonde, C.; Kachule, R. Published in: Agricultural Economics, 2016, vol. 47 (supplement), p. 197-214 Mexico is the center of …




Authors: Sitko, N.J. and Chamberlin, J. Published in: Land Use Policy, 2016, vol.55, p.49-60 This article utilizes available spatial data to quantify the amount of customary land in Zambia and to examine the prospects for agricultural commercialization …




Author(s): Duncan, A.J.; Bachewe, F.; Mekonnen, K.; Valbuena, D.; Rachier, G.; Lule, D.; Bahta, M.; Erenstein, O. Published in: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 2016, vol.228, p.101-110 Crop residues are a key livelihood resource in smallholder …




Authors: Jiafa Chen.; Zavala, C.; Ortega, N.; Petroli, C.D.; Franco-Barrera, J.; Burgueño, J.; Costich, D.E.; Hearne, S. Published in: PLoS One 2016, vol.11, no.6: e0157236 Quality control (QC) of germplasmidentity and purity is a critical component of …




Authors: Mhlanga, B.; Cheesman, S.; Maasdorp, B.; Mupangwa, W.; Munyoro, C.; Sithole, C.; Thierfelder, C. Published in: NJAS Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, 2016, vol.78, p.93–101. Relay cropping of cover crops is a strategy of increasing biomass …