Month: January 2011

The effect of tillage, crop rotation and residue management on maize and wheat growth and development evaluated with an optical sensor

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...

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Near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) assessment of Delta18O and nitrogen and ash contents for improved yield potential and drought adaptation in maize

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...

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Genetics and mapping of resistance to spore inoculum and culture filtrate of Phaeosphaeria nodorum in spring wheat line

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,...

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Estimating consumer willingness to pay for food quality with experimental auctions: the case of yellow versus fortified maize meal in Kenya

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...

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Cropping systems and crop residue management in the Trans-Gangetic Plains: Issues and challenges for conservation agriculture from village surveys

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 Olaf Erenstein Conservation agriculture practices are being advocated to help sustain crop productivity...

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