Published in Frontiers in Physiology 4 (Art. 40) : 1-13, 2013
Glenn Hyman. Dave Hodson and Peter Jones
Crop improvement efforts have benefited greatly from advances in available data, computing technology, and methods for targeting genotypes to environments. These advances support the analysis of...
Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2013
E.-N. Yang, G. M. Rosewarne, S. A. Herrera-Foessel, J. Huerta-Espino, Z.-X. Tang, C.-F. Sun, Z.-L. Ren and R. P. Singh
Chapio is a spring wheat developed by CIMMYT in Mexico by a breeding program that focused on multigenic resistances to leaf...
Published in Journal of Cereal Science 57 (3) : 398-404, 2013
Yun-Fang Li, Yu Wu, Nayelli Hernandez-Espinosa and Roberto J. Peña
Heat and/or drought stress during cultivation are likely to affect the processing quality of durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L. ssp. durum). This work examined the effects...
Published in Crop Science, 2013
K. Kleinknecht, J. Möhring, K.P. Singh, P.H. Zaidi, G.N. Atlin and H.P. Piepho
The maize (Zea mays L.) growing area in India is divided into five zones for cultivar testing. During triannual testing of genotypes in official trials within the All-India Coordinated Maize...
Published in Maydica 58 (1) : 21-33, 2013
German Muttoni, Natalia Palacios-Rojas, Luis Galicia, Aldo Rosales, Kevin V. Pixley and Natalia de Leon
Maize is one of the most important crops worldwide. Historically, breeding efforts in this crop have been primarily focused on the improvement of grain...
Published in Field Crops Research, 2013
M.T. Vinayan, Raman Babu, T. Jyothsna, P.H. Zaidi and M. Blümmel
A panel of 276 inbred lines from CIMMYT’s Drought tolerant maize for Africa program was test crossed to maize line CML312 and the single crosses were evaluated for grain and stover yields,...
Published in Plant, Cell and Environment 36 (6) : 1105-1119, 2013
G. Dignat, C. Welcker, M. Sawlins, J.M. Ribaut and F. Tardieu
We have tested to what extent the growth ability of several organs of maize share a common genetic control. Every night, leaf elongation rate reaches a maximum value (LERmax)...
Published in Plant and Cell Physiology 54 (2) : 1-23, 2013
Laurel Cooper, Ramona L. Walls, Justin Elser, Maria A. Gandolfo, Dennis W. Stevenson, Barry Smith, Justin Preece, Balaji Athreya, Christopher J. Mungall, Stefan Rensing, Manuel Hiss, Daniel Lang, Ralf Reski, Tanya Z. Berardini, Donghui Li,...
Published in Plant Breeding 132 (1) : 90-98, 2013
Mohammad Farkhari, Alan Krivanek, Yunbi Xu, Tingzhao Rong, Mohammad R. Naghavi, Bahman Y. Samadi and Yanli Lu
Large-scale selective genotyping and high-throughput analysis are two important strategies for low-cost and high-effective genetic mapping....
Published in Science 340 (6129) : 147-148, 2013
P.G. Pardey, J.M. Beddow, D.J. Kriticos, T.M. Hurley, R.F. Park, E. Duveiller, R.W. Sutherst, J.J. Burdon and D. Hodson
Stem rust caused by Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici is a potentially devastating fungal disease that can kill wheat plants and small...