Climate Change and Crop Production
CABI Climate Change Series
Edited by M P Reynolds, CIMMYT, Mexico
2010 / 320 Pages / 9781845936334
Current trends in population growth suggest that global food production is unlikely to satisfy future demand under predicted climate change scenarios unless rates...
Molecular Plant Breeding
By Y Xu, Maize Molecular Breeder, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT), Mexico
2010 / 752 Pages / 9781845933920
Recent advances in plant genomics and molecular biology have revolutionized our understanding of plant genetics, providing new opportunities...
Published in Field Crops Research 120(1), 2011
The effect of tillage, crop rotation and residue management on maize and wheat growth and development evaluated with an optical sensor
Nele Verhulst, Bram Govaerts, Victoria Nelissen, Ken D. Sayre, Jose Crossa, Dirk Raes, Jozef Deckers
Crop growth and...
Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics 122(1), 2011
New slow-rusting leaf rust and stripe rust resistance genes Lr67 and Yr46 in wheat are pleiotropic or closely linked
Herrera-Foessel, S.A.; Lagudah, E.S.; Huerta-Espino, J.; Hayden, M.J.; Bariana, H.S.; Singh, D.; Singh, R.P
The common wheat...
Published in Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 59(2), 2011
Near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) assessment of Delta18O and nitrogen and ash contents for improved yield potential and drought adaptation in maize.
Cabrera-Bosquet, L.; Sanchez, C.; Rosales, A.; Palacios-Rojas, N.; Luis...
Published in Crop Protection 30(2): 2011
Genetics and mapping of resistance to spore inoculum and culture filtrate of Phaeosphaeria nodorum in spring wheat line ND 735
P.K. Singh; M. Mergoum; T.B. Adhikari; F. Ghavami; and S.F. Kianian
Stagonospora nodorum blotch (SNB), caused by Phaeosphaeria nodorum,...
Published in Agricultural Economics 42(1): 2011
Estimating consumer willingness to pay for food quality with experimental auctions: the case of yellow versus fortified maize meal in Kenya
Hugo De Groote; Simon Chege Kimenju; Ulrich B. Morawetz
Biofortification of maize with provitamin A carotenoids...
Published in Agricultural Systems 104(1), 2011
Cropping systems and crop residue management in the Trans-Gangetic Plains: Issues and challenges for conservation agriculture from village surveys
Conservation agriculture practices are being advocated to help sustain crop productivity...
Published in Plant Pathology 60(1), 2011
Complexity in climate-change impacts: an analytical framework for effects mediated by plant disease
K. A. Garrett, G. A. Forbes, S. Savary, P. Skelsey, A. H. Sparks, C. Valdivia, A. H. C. van Bruggen, L. Willocquet, A. Djurle, E. Duveiller, H. Eckersten, S....
Published in Plant, Cell and Environment 34(2):314-331
Acclimation to high CO2 in maize is related to water status and dependent on leaf rank
Anneke Prins, Josephine Muchwesi Mukubi, Till K. Pellny, Paul J. Verrier, Getu Beyene, Marta Silva Lopes, Kaveh Emami, Achim Treumann, Caroline Lelarge-Trouverie,...