Month: January 2013

Simultaneous selection for resistance to five bacterial, fungal, and viral diseases in three Andean × Middle American inter-gene pool common bean populations

Published in Euphytica 189 (2) : 283-292, 2013 Henry Terán, Carlos Jara, George Mahuku, Stephen Beebe  and Shree P. Singh Numerous bacterial, fungal, and viral diseases cause severe damage on roots, foliage, stem, pods, and seeds, resulting in yield and quality losses in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris...

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Identifying recommendation domains for targeting dual-purpose maize-based interventions in crop-livestock systems in East Africa

Published in Land Use Policy 30 (1) : 834-846, 2013 An Notenbaert, Mario Herrero, Hugo De Groote, Liang You, Ernesto Gonzalez-Estrada and Michael Blummel In the three major maize producing countries in the East African region of Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia, up to 44% of the dietary calorie requirements...

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Development of COS-SNP and HRM markers for high-throughput and reliable haplotype-based detection of Lr14a in durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.)

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2013 Irma Terracciano, Marco Maccaferri, Filippo Bassi, Paola Mantovani, Maria C. Sanguineti, Silvio Salvi, Hana Šimková, Jaroslav Doležel, Andrea Massi, Karim Ammar, James Kolmer and Roberto Tuberosa Leaf rust (Puccinia triticina Eriks. & Henn.)...

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Races of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici with Combined Virulence to Sr13 and Sr9e in a Field Stem Rust Screening Nursery in Ethiopia

Published in Plant Disease 96 (5) : 623-628, 2012  P.D. Olivera, Y. Jun, M. Rouse, T. Fetch, Jr., R.P. Singh and A. Yahyaoui North American durum lines, selected for resistance to TTKSK (Ug99) and related races of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici in Kenya, became susceptible in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia,...

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Microsatellite marker-based diversity and population genetic analysis of selected lowland and mid-altitude maize landrace accessions of India

Published in Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 2012 Samanthi K. Wasala and B. M. Prasanna Maize (Zea mays L.) harbours significant genetic diversity not only in its centre of origin (Mexico) but also in several countries worldwide, including India, in the form of landraces. In this...

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