Erika C.H. Meng; John P. Brennan
ISBN 978-1-57808-575-0/ October 2009/ 204 pages
Scientific breeding in the twentieth century greatly accelerated wheat’s evolution, producing high-yielding varieties that helped avoid famine in many developing countries. Emerging scientific tools hold promise for identifying...
Published in Science 327(5967);833-834, 2010
Radically Rethinking Agriculture for the 21st Century
N. V. Fedoroff, D. S. Battisti, R. N. Beachy, P. J. M. Cooper, D. A. Fischhoff, C. N. Hodges, V. C. Knauf, D. Lobell, B. J. Mazur, D. Molden, M. P. Reynolds, P. C. Ronald, M. W. Rosegrant, P. A. Sanchez,...
Published in Functional Plant Biology 37, 166–174, 2010
Stem solidness and its relationship to water-soluble carbohydrates: association with wheat yield under water deficit
Saint Pierre C., Trethowan R., Reynolds M.
A study of 36 wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes with different levels of stem...
Published in Plant Disease 94(1):45-53, 2010
Seedling and slow rusting resistance to leaf rust in Chinese wheat cultivars
Li, Z.F.; Xia, X.C.; He, Z.H.; Li, X.; Zhang, L.J.; Wang, H.Y.; Meng, Q.F.; Yang, W.X.; Li, G.Q.; Liu, D.Q.
Identification of resistance genes is important for developing leaf...
Published in Applied Geography 30(1):112-125, 2010
Poverty mapping based on livelihood assets: A meso-level application in the Indo-Gangetic Plains, India
Olaf Erenstein, Jon Hellin and Parvesh Chandna
Poverty maps are an increasingly popular mode of visualizing the spatial dimension of poverty....
Published in Euphytica 171(1): 23-38, 2010
Phenotypic correlations, G × E interactions and broad sense heritability analysis of grain and flour quality characteristics in high latitude spring bread wheats from Kazakhstan and Siberia
Hugo Ferney Gómez-Becerra, Aigul Abugalieva, Alexei Morgounov, K. Abdullayev,...
Published in Food Policy 35(1):41-50, 2010
Mapping natural resource-based poverty, with an application to rural Syria.
Judit Szonyi, Eddy De Pauw, Roberto La Rovere and Aden Aw-Hassan
This study presents advances in resource-based poverty mapping. It illustrates how agricultural income distribution...
Published in Euphytica 171(1): 53-64, 2010
Identifying high yielding stable winter wheat genotypes for irrigated environments in Central and West Asia
Ram C. Sharma, Alexei I. Morgounov, Hans J. Braun, Beyhan Akin, Mesut Keser, David Bedoshvili, Ahmet Bagci, Christopher Martius and Maarten van Ginkel
Published in World Development 38(1):64-75, 2010
How Cost-Effective is Biofortification in Combating Micronutrient Malnutrition? An Ex ante Assessment
J.V. Meenakshi, Nancy L. Johnson, Victor M. Manyong, Hugo DeGroote, Josyline Javelosa, David R. Yanggen, Firdousi Naher, Carolina Gonzalez, James García...
Published in Crop Science 50(1):105-117, 2010
Hierarchical Multiple-Factor Analysis for Classifying Genotypes Based on Phenotypic and Genetic Data
Jorge Franco, José Crossa and Santosh Desphande
A numerical classification problem encountered by breeders and gene-bank curators is how to partition...