Published in Agronomy Journal 104 (4) : 1171-1175, 2012
Agustin Limon-Ortega and Ken Sayre
The planting system on permanent raised-beds for rainfed wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) production in the central highlands of Mexico is an option that needs to be documented for moderate-yield environments....
Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2012
Yan Ren, Zaifeng Li, Zhonghu He, Ling Wu, Bin Bai, Caixia Lan, Cuifen Wang, Gang Zhou, Huazhong Zhu and Xianchun Xia
Stripe rust and leaf rust, caused by Puccinia striiformis Westend. f. sp. tritici Erikss. and P. triticina, respectively, are devastating...
Published in Molecular Breeding 28 (2) : 153-161, 2012
F. Chen, H.-X. Xu, F.-Y. Zhang, X.-C. Xia, Z.-H. He, D.-W. Wang, Z.-D. Dong, K.-H. Zhan, X.-Y. Cheng and D.-Q. Cui
The puroindoline genes (Pina and Pinb) are the functional components of the common or bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) grain...
Published in Journal of Environmental Statistics, 2012
Vivi N. Arief, Ian H. DeLacy, Peter Wenzl, Susanne Dreisigacker, Jose Crossa, Mark J. Dieters and Kaye E. Basford
Many ecological studies compare the genetic structure of (natural or arti_cial) popula-tions across di_erent (spatial and/or temporal)...
Published in Euphytica, 2012
Marcela Ayala, Carlos Guzmán, Juan B. Alvarez and Roberto J. Peña
Grain hardness is a major factor determining milling performance of common wheat. It determines the amount of damaged starch generated during milling, and therefore the end use of a given variety. One hundred...
Published in Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 54 (4) : 270-279, 2012
Luyan Zhang, Huihui Li, Jiankang Wang
Epistasis is a commonly observed genetic phenomenon and an important source of variation of complex traits, which could maintain additive variance and therefore assure the long-term genetic...
Published in Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 54 (5) : 312-320, 2012
Llorenç Cabrera-Bosquet, José Crossa, Jarislav von Zitzewitz, María Dolors Serret, José Luis Araus
Genomic selection (GS) and high-throughput phenotyping have recently been captivating the interest of the crop breeding community...
Published in Crop Science 52 (2) : 707-719, 2012
Juan Burgueño, Gustavo de los Campos, Kent Weigel and José Crossa
Genomic selection (GS) has become an important aid in plant and animal breeding. Multienvironment (multitrait) models allow borrowing of information across environments (traits), which...
Published in Current Genomics 13 (3) : 225-244, 2012
Historically in plant breeding a large number of statistical models has been developed and used for studying genotype x environment interaction. These models have helped plant breeders to assess the stability of economically important...
Published in Advances in Agronomy 116: 219-264, 2012
Xin Li, Chengsong Zhu, Jiankang Wang and Jianming Yu
As a bridge between theory and experimentation, computer simulation has become a powerful tool in scientific research, providing not only preliminary validation of theories but also guidelines...