Month: November 2012

Breeding and genetic estimation of spring bread wheat populations of the Siberian shuttle breeding nursery of CIMMYT

Published in VOGiS Herald 16 (1) : 21-32, 2012 V.P. Shamanin,  A.I. ;Morgunov, J. Manes, Y.I. Zelensky,  A.S. Chursin, M.A. Levshunov, I.V. Pototskaya, I.E. Likhenko, T.A. Ìànko, I.I. Karakoz, A.V. Tabachenko and  S.L. Petukhovsky Shuttle breeding contributes much to the breeding to common wheatvarieties...

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QTL mapping in three tropical maize populations reveals a set of constitutive and adaptive genomic regions for drought tolerance

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2012 Gustavo Dias Almeida, Dan Makumbi, Cosmos Magorokosho, Sudha Nair, Aluízio Borém, Jean-Marcel Ribaut, Marianne Bänziger, Boddupalli M. Prasanna, Jose Crossa and Raman Babu Despite numerous published reports of quantitative trait loci (QTL) for drought-related...

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Genetic variability for kernel B-carotene and utilization of crtRB1 3’TE gene for biofortification in maize (Zea mays L.)

Published in Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding 72 (2) : 189-194, 2012 M.  Vignesh, Hossain Firoz, T. Nepolean, Saha Supradip, P.K. Agrawal, S.K. Guleria, B.M. Prasanna and H.S. Gupta Carotenoids are the major sources of dietary precursor of vitamin A and act as potential antioxidant besides...

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Differential performance and parasitism of caterpillars on maize inbred lines with distinctly different herbivore-induced volatile emissions

Published in PLoS ONE e47589, 2012 Thomas Degen, Nenad Bakalovic, David Bergvinson and Ted C. J. Turlings Plant volatiles induced by insect feeding are known to attract natural enemies of the herbivores. Six maize inbred lines that showed distinctly different patterns of volatile emission in laboratory...

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Strategies to subdivide a target population of environments: Results from the CIMMYT-led maize hybrid testing programs in Africa

Published in Crop Science 52 (5) : 2143-2152, 2012 Vanessa S. Windhausen, Silke Wagener, Cosmos Magorokosho, Dan Makumbi, Bindiganavile Vivek, Hans-Peter Piepho, Albrecht E. Melchinger and Gary N. Atlin To develop stable and high-yielding maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids for a diverse target population...

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