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...
Published in Agronomy Journal 105 (2) : 1-11, 2013
Vinod K. Singh, Brahma S. Dwivedi, Roland J. Buresh, M. L. Jat, Kaushik Majumdar, Babooji Gangwar, Vidhi Govil, and Susheel K. Singh
Rice (Oryza sativa L.)–wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cropping in South Asia is under stress due to widespread removal...
Published in Agronomy Journal 105 (1) : 11-19, 2012
Mateo Vargas, Emily Combs, Gregorio Alvarado, Gary Atlin, Ky Mathewsc and José Crossa
Multienvironment trials (METs) enable the evaluation of the same genotypes under a variety of environments and management conditions. We present META (Multi Environment...
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...
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.)...
Published in Journal of Arid Environments 91 : 45-52, 2013
W. Mupangwa, S. Twomlow and S. Walker
Declining soil productivity is one of the greatest challenges facing smallholder agriculture. This study assessed effects of reduced tillage and mulching on soil organic carbon, bulk density, infiltration...
Published in African Journal of Agricultural Research 7 (39) : 5396-5404, 2012
Ferit Turanli, Astrid Jankielsohn, Alexey Morgounov and Mehmet Cakir
The Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia (Kurdjumov) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), is one of the most economically important and widely distributed pests of...
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,...
Published in Journal of Phytopathology, 2012
Rajiv K. Sharma, Pawan K. Singh, Vinod, Arun K. Joshi, Subhash C. Bhardwaj, Navtej S. Bains and Sukhwinder Singh
The Ug99 group of stem rust races (Puccinia graminis Pers. f. sp. tritici Eriks. & E. Henn.) has evolved and migrated. While the original...
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...