Month: January 2012

Conservation Agriculture in Maize- and Wheat-Based Systems in the (Sub)tropics: Lessons from Adaptation Initiatives in South Asia, Mexico, and Southern Africa

Published in  Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 36(2): 180-206, 2012 Olaf Erenstein, Ken Sayre, Patrick Wall, Jon Hellin and  John Dixon Conservation agriculture’s underlying principles—minimal soil disturbance, soil cover and crop rotation—are increasingly recognized as essential for sustainable...

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New insights into the genetics of in vivo induction of maternal haploids, the backbone of doubled haploid technology in maize

Published in Genetics, 2011 Vanessa Prigge, Xiaowei Xu, Liang Li,  Raman Babu, Shaojiang Chen,  Gary N. Atlin  and  Albrecht E. Melchinger Haploids and doubled haploid (DH) inbred lines have become an invaluable tool for maize genetic research and hybrid breeding, but the genetic basis of in vivo...

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Método económico y eficiente para la cuantificación colorimétrica de lisina en grano de maíz. Inexpensive and efficient colorimetric method for the lysine cuantification on whole maize grain

Published in  Revista Fitotecnia Mexicana 34(4): 285-289, 2011 Método económico y eficiente para la cuantificación colorimétrica de lisina en grano de maíz. Inexpensive and efficient colorimetric method for the lysine cuantification on whole maize grain Luis A. Galicia-Flores, Catalina Islas-Caballero,...

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Prediction of grain yield using reflectance spectra of canopy and leaves in maize plants grown under different water regimes

Published in  Field Crops Research  128(1): 82-90, 2012 Prediction of grain yield using reflectance spectra of canopy and leaves in maize plants grown under different water regimes V.S. Weber, J.L. Araus, J.E. Cairns, C. Sanchez, A.E. Melchinger and E. Orsini The ability to accurately estimate grain...

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Genetic analysis of adult plant, quantitative resistance to stripe rust in wheat cultivar ‘Stephens’ in multi-environment trials

Published in  Theoretical and Applied Genetics 124(1): 1-11, 2012 Genetic analysis of adult plant, quantitative resistance to stripe rust in wheat cultivar ‘Stephens’ in multi-environment trials M. Dolores Vazquez, C. James Peterson, Oscar Riera-Lizarazu, Xianming Chen, Adam Heesacker, Karim Ammar,...

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