Published in African Journal of Biotechnology 11(3): 561-569, 2012
V. H Kabambe, A. D. C. Chilimba, A. Ngwira, M. Mbawe, G. Kambauwaand P. Mapfumo
Soil acidity is a serious constraint in crop production in some parts of Malawi, particularly in high rainfall and high altitude areas. A learning platform...
Published in Molecular Breeding 29(1): 43-52, 2012
Dongyun Ma, Jun Yan, Zhonghu He, Ling Wu and Xianchun Xia
Cell wall invertase (CWI) is a critical enzyme for sink tissue development and carbon partition, and has a high association with kernel weight. Characterization of Cwi genes and development...
Published in The Journal of Agricultural Science 150(1): 23-43, 2012
M. Gutierrez, M. P. Reynolds, W. R. Raun, M. L. Stone And A. R. Klatt
The relationships of normalized water index three (NWI-3) and canopy temperature (CT) with grain yield in north-west Mexico were determined in a set of wheat lines...
Published in Molecular Breeding 29(2): 529-541, 2012
Susanne Dreisigacker, Hailemichael Shewayrga, Jose Crossa, Vivi N. Arief, Ian H. DeLacy, Ravi P. Singh, Mark J. Dieters and Hans-Joachim Braun
International yield trials are assembled by CIMMYT to disseminate promising wheat breeding materials...
Published in African Journal of Agricultural Research 7(4): 523-533, 2012
Lone B. Badstue, Jon Hellinand Julien Berthaud
This paper concerns the need to re-conceptualise participatory crop improvement in order to explore new ways of making the outcomes of scientific plant breeding and knowledge production...