Published in Field Crops Research 137 : 261-267, 2012
G. Velu, R.P. Singh, J. Huerta-Espino, R.J. Peña, B. Arun, A. Mahendru-Singh, M. Yaqub Mujahid, V.S. Sohu, G.S. Mavi, J. Crossa, G. Alvarado, A.K. Joshi and W.H. Pfeiffer
Genetic biofortification to improve zinc (Zn) and iron (Fe) concentrations...
Published in Euphytica, 2012
Dagne Wegary, Bindiganavile Vivek and Maryke Labuschagne
Genetic distance analysis among quality protein maize (QPM) inbred lines and the correlation of genetic distance with heterosis would help to design breeding strategy and predict hybrid performance. This study was...
Published in Field Crops Research 137 : 237-250, 2012
Christian Thierfelder, Stephanie Cheesman and Leonard Rusinamhodzi
Increasing soil degradation in southern Africa and the potentially negative effects of climate change demand “greener” solutions to reverse this trend. Conservation agriculture...
Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2012
Raman Babu, Natalia Palacios Rojas, Shibin Gao, Jianbing Yan and Kevin Pixley
Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) compromises immune function and is the leading cause of preventable blindness in children in many developing countries. Biofortification, or...
Published in Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 2012
Tina D. Beuchelt and Manfred Zeller
Supported by policy-makers and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), coffee farmer organizations obtain organic and Fairtrade certifications to upgrade their coffee and, thus, increase returns to their members....
Published in Agricultural Economics Research Review 25 : 399-408, 2012
Ghimire Subash, Mehar Mamta and Mittal Surabhi
Seed is the most crucial input in the crop production cycle. Although new seed varieties are developed and released frequently, they often do not reach the farmers because of underdeveloped...
Published in Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding 72 (3) : 271-277, 2012
Sukhwinder Singh, G.S. Chahal, P.K. Singh and B.S. Gill
In the present study, a set of 63 accessions of Aegilops tauschii, the D-genome donor of bread wheat, was evaluated for marker-trait association using SSR markers...
Published in European Journal of Plant Pathology 134 (2) : 257-266, 2012
Suraj Gurung, Ram C. Sharma, Etienne Duveiller and Sundar M. Shrestha
In South Asia, foliar blight of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is a disease complex caused by Cochliobolus sativus (the spot blotch pathogen) and Pyrenophora...
Published in Journal of Food Engineering 113 (1) : 19-26, 2012
Z.J. Hernández-Estrada, J.D.C. Figueroa, P. Rayas-Duarte and R.J. Peña
The effect of high and low molecular weight glutenin subunits on viscoelastic properties of wheat kernels was investigated using creep tests with generalized Kelvin–Voigt...
Published in Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture 51 (3) : 227-244, 2012
S. Mittal and M. Mehar