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....
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...
Published in Crop Science 52 (6) : 2674-2678, 2012
Hongwei Geng, Brian S. Beecher, He Zhonghu and Craig F. Morris
The puroindoline genes (Puroindoline a-D1 and Puroindoline b-D1), located very near to the distal end of the short arm of chromosome 5D (distal to fraction arm length of 0.78) have a...
Published in Journal of Integrative Agriculture 11 (4) : 528-536, 2012
Bin Bai, Yan Ren, Xian-chun Xia, Jiu-yuan Du, Gang Zhou, Ling Wu, Hua-zhong Zhu, He Zhonghu and Cheng-she Wang
The German wheat cultivar Ibis has excellent adult plant resistance (APR) to stripe rust in Gansu, a hotspot...
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...
Published in Crop and Pasture Science 63 (7) : 606-611, 2012
B. Bai, Z. H. He, M. A. Asad , C. X. Lan, Y. Zhang, X. C. Xia, J. Yan, X. M. Chen and C. S. Wang
Pyramiding of quantitative trait loci (QTLs) can be an effective approach for developing durable resistance to powdery mildew in wheat (Triticum...
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...
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...
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;...
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...