Month: October 2009

New book in the Library: Handbook of Maize, its biology

Maize is one of the world’s highest value crops, with a multibillion dollar annual contribution to agriculture. The great adaptability and high yield of maize as a food, feed and forage crop have led to its production on a massive scale, with acreage expanding at the expense of other crops. Maize...

Drought stress and tropical maize: QTL-by-environment interactions and stability of QTLs across environments for yield components and secondary traits

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics 119(5): 913-930, 2009 Drought stress and tropical maize: QTL-by-environment interactions and stability of QTLs across environments for yield components and secondary traits Rainer Messmer, Yvan Fracheboud, Marianne Bänziger, Mateo Vargas, Peter Stamp and...

Needs for and effectiveness of slow release herbicide seed treatment Striga control formulations for protection against early season crop phytotoxicity

Published in Crop Protection 28(10): 845-853 Needs for and effectiveness of slow release herbicide seed treatment Striga control formulations for protection against early season crop phytotoxicity Fred Kanampiu, Haron Karaya, Michael Burnet and Jonathan Gressel Imidazolinone resistant maize seed...
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