The second volume of the IMPD series describes aspects related to most important phytoparasitic nematodes, considering the integration of biological control methods with other management practices and technologies, including the use of predatory nematodes and microbial rhizosphere antagonists. Chapters...
Published in Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 33: 745-756
Participatory Varietal Selection of Wheat for Micro-Niches of Kathmandu Valley
D. B. Thapa; A. Mudwari; R. K. Basnet; S. Sharma; G. Ortiz-Ferrara; B. Sharma; K. Murphy
The diversity of agro-environmental conditions among wheat-based...
Published in Journal of Cereal Science 50; 398-406
Cloning, expression and functional analysis of HMW glutenin subunit 1By8 gene from Italy pasta wheat (Triticum turgidum L. ssp. durum)
Y.M. Yan, Y. Jiang, X.L. An, Y.H. Pei, X.H. Li, Y.Z. Zhang, A.L. Wang, Z. He, X. Xia, F. Bekes and W. Ma
Published in Euphytica 171: 39-52
Genetic variation and environmental stability of grain mineral nutrient concentrations in Triticum dicoccoides under five environments
Hugo Ferney Gomez-Becerra, Atilla Yazici, Levent Ozturk, Hikmet Budak, Zvi Peleg, Alexey Morgounov, Tzion Fahima, Yehoshua Saranga...
Published in Soil and Tillage Research 105:112-121
Evaluation of precision land leveling and double zero-till systems in the rice–wheat rotation: Water use, productivity, profitability and soil physical properties
M.L. Jat, M.K. Gathala, J.K. Ladha, Y.S. Saharawat, A.S. Jat, Vipin Kumar, S.K. Sharma,...
Published in Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal 27(3): 233-245
Assessing impacts of maize research through a livelihoods lens: findings and lessons from the hill regions of Mexico and Nepal
La Rovere, Roberto; Mathema, Sudarshan; Dixon, John; Mercado, Pedro Aquino; Gurung, Kamala
Published in Euphytica 167:381-396
Genetics of angular leaf spot resistance in the Andean common bean accession G5686 and identification of markers linked to the resistance genes
George S. Mahuku, Ángela Maria Iglesias and Carlos Jara
Angular leaf spot (ALS), caused by the fungus Phaeoisariopsis griseola...
Published in Annals of Applied Biology 155: 309-320
Phenotyping approaches for physiological breeding and gene discovery in wheat
Reynolds, M.; Manes, Y.; Izanloo, A.; Langridge, P.
Conceptual models of drought-adaptive traits have been used in breeding to accumulate complementary physiological traits...
Many farmers in sub-Saharan Africa suffer heavily from crop losses due to stem borer pests. Insecticides are often unaffordable; therefore, maize plants must be made resistant to pests. The ‘Insect Resistant Maize for Africa’ (IRMA) project in Kenya was aimed at developing new maize varieties...
“Susan Dworkin has found a delightful way to tell the alarming story of the fragility of the global wheat crop. She leads us expertly and enthusiastically into Bent Skovmand’s strange, infrequently penetrated domain of plant breeding and international seed banks, a world in which unsung scientists...