Month: December 2012

QTL Mapping for Adult-Plant Resistance to Stripe Rust in a Common Wheat RIL Population Derived from Chuanmai 32/Chuanyu 12

Published in Journal of Integrative Agriculture 11 (11) : 1775-1782, 2012 Wu Ling, Xia Xian-Chun, Zheng You-liang, Zhang Zheng-yu, Zhu Hua-zhong, Liu Yong-jian, Yang En-nian, Li Shi-zhao and He Zhonghu Stripe rust, caused by Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici, is a devastating wheat disease worldwide....

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Marker-Assisted Selection of HMW-Glutenin 1Dx5+1Dy10 Gene and 1B/1R Translocation for Improving Industry Quality in Common Wheat

Published in Acta Agronomica Sinica 38 (10) : 1743-1751, 2012 Zhang Yong, Shen Xiao-Yong, Zhang Wen-Xiang, Chen Xin-Min, Yan Jun, Zhang Yan, Wang De-Sen, Wang Zhong-Wei, Liu Yue-Fang, Tian Yu-Bing, Xia Xian-Chun and  He Zhonghu Glutenin subunits play an important role in determining processing quality...

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Phenolic acid profiles of Chinese wheat cultivars

Published in Journal of Cereal Science 56(3) : 629-635, 2012 Yong Zhang, Lan Wang, Yang Yao, Jun Yan and  He Zhonghu Phenolic acid concentrations were determined in 37 Chinese commercial winter wheat cultivars grown at a single site over two seasons, and fractions comprising free and bound types were...

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Phenotypic and genotypic variation in tropical maize inbred lines for resistance to the maize weevil and larger grain borer

Published in International Journal of Agricultural Science and Research 2 (4) : 41-52, 2012 J.K. Mwololo, P. Okori, S.N. Mugo, Tadele Tefera, B. Yoseph, M. Otim and S.W. Munyiri The maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais) and larger grain borer (Prostephanus truncatus) are economicallyimportant postharvest...

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Molecular mapping of quantitative trait loci for adult-plant resistance to powdery mildew in Italian wheat cultivar Libellula

Published in Crop and Pasture Science 63 (6) : 539-546, 2012 M. A. Asad , B. Bai , C. X. Lan , J. Yan , X. C. Xia , Y. Zhang  and Z. H. He Powdery mildew, caused by Blumeria graminis f. sp. tritici (Bgt), is a fungal disease that causes significant yield losses in many wheat-growing regions of the...

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Impact of conservation agriculture on catchment runoff and soil loss under changing climate conditions in May Zeg-zeg (Ethiopia)

Published in Journal of Hydrology 475 : 336-349, 2012 Sil Lanckriet, Tesfay Araya, Wim Cornelis, Els Verfaillie, Jean Poesen, Bram Govaerts, Hans Bauer, Jozef Deckers, Mitiku Haile and Jan Nyssen This study evaluates the practice of conservation agriculture (CA) in the May Zeg-zeg catchment (MZZ;...

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Combining ability of maize inbred lines resistant to Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) in the mid-altitude environment of Kenya

Published in Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science 4 (10) : 161-168, 2012 J. Gakunga, S. Mugo, K. Njoroge and F. Olubayo Gene action conditioning important traits in maize is useful to breeders in order to design appropriate breeding methods. A study was conducted to determine the combining ability...

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