Month: July 2013

Evaluation and interpretation of interactions

Published in Agronomy Journal, 2013 Jose Crossa , Mateo Vargas, C. Mariano Cossani, Gregorio Alvarado, Juan Burgueño, Ky L. Mathews and Matthew P. Reynolds Understanding the factors that define a given interaction is important in agricultural, agronomic, and plant breeding research, where agronomic...

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Combining permanent beds and residue retention with nitrogen fertilization improves crop yields and water productivity in irrigated arid lands under cotton, wheat and maize

Published in Field Crops Research 149 : 105-114, 2013 M. Devkota, C. Martius, J.P.A. Lamers, K.D. Sayre, K.P. Devkota, R.K. Gupta, O. Egamberdiev and P.L.G. Vlek Intensive soil tillage and mismanagement of irrigation water and fertilizers are increasing production costs, reducing soil fertility and...

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Characterization of dense and erect panicle 1 gene (tadep1) located on common wheat group 5 chromosomes and development of allele-specific markers

Published in Acta Agronomica Sinica 39 (4) : 589-598, 2013 Liu Ya-Nan, Xia Xian-Chun and He Zhong-Hu Dense and erect panicle 1 (OsDep1) gene is an important QTL controlling yield associated traits such as panicle length, erect type, and grain density in rice. In the present study, full-length genomic...

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Meta-analyses of QTL for grain yield and anthesis silking interval in 18 maize populations evaluated under water-stressed and well-watered environments

Published in Genomics 14 : 313, 2013 Kassa Semagn, Yoseph Beyene, Marilyn L Warburton, Amsal Tarekegne, Stephen Mugo, Barbara Meisel, Pierre Sehabiague and Boddupalli M Prasanna Background Identification of QTL with large phenotypic effects conserved across genetic backgrounds and environments is...

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QTL for yield and associated traits in the Seri/Babax population grown across several environments in Mexico, in the West Asia, North Africa, and South Asia regions

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126 (4) : 971-984, 2013 Marta S. Lopes, Matthew P. Reynolds, C. Lynne McIntyre, Ky L. Mathews, M. R. Jalal Kamali, Moussa Mossad, Yousef Feltaous, Izzat S. A. Tahir, Ravish Chatrath, Francis Ogbonnaya and  Michael Baum Heat and drought adaptive quantitative...

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Genome-wide comparative diversity uncovers multiple targets of selection for improvement in hexaploid wheat landraces and cultivars

Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110 (20) : 8057-8062, 2013 Colin R. Cavanagh, Shiaoman Chao, Shichen Wang, Bevan Emma Huang, Stuart Stephen, Seifollah Kiani, Kerrie Forrest, Cyrille Saintenac, Gina L. Brown-Guedira, Alina Akhunova, Deven...

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Genetic diversity of Pyrenophora tritici-repentis in Algeria as revealed by amplified fragement length polymorphism (AFLP) analysis

Published in Journal of Biotechnology 12 (26) : 4082-4093, 2013 Hamida Benslimane, Samer Lababidi, Amor Yahyaoui, Francis Ogbonnaya, Zouaoui Bouznad and Micheal Baum Tan spot caused by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis is a major wheat disease. DNA of 61 isolates of P. tritici-repentis from different cereal...

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