Published in Field Crops Research, 2013
Tiwari, C.; Wallwork, H.; Kumar, U.; Dhari, R.; Arun, B.; Mishra, V.K.; Reynolds, M.P.; Joshi, A.K.
The inheritance of tolerance to high temperature stress during the grain filling period was investigated via a QTL analysis based on 138 doubled haploid progeny...
Published in Cereal Research Communications, 2013
Rehman, A.; Sajjad, M.; Khan, S.H.; Peña Bautista, R.J.; Khan, N.I.
The allelic variation for Glu-1, Glu-3 loci and presence of IBL-1RS translocation was determined in 126 spring wheat accessions. The most common alleles at Glu-1 loci wereGlu-A1b (59.52%), Glu-B1c (41.26%),...
Published in Development Southern Africa 30 (4-5) : 451-467, 2013
Fisher, M.; Lewin, P.A.
This study examines how socio-economic characteristics of households, local conditions, and public programmes are associated with the probability that a farm household in rural Malawi is food insecure. The statistical...
Published in Food Security 5 (5) : 709-721, 2013
Beuchelt, T.D.; Badstue, L.B.
Future food and nutrition security is threatened by climate change, overexploitation of natural resources and pervasive social inequalities. Promising solutions are often technology-focused and not necessarily developed...
Published in Experimental Agriculture, 2013
Pacini, G.C.; Colucci, D.; Baudron, F.; Righi, E.; Corbeels, M.; Tittonell, P.; Stefanini, F.M.
Capturing agricultural heterogeneity through the analysis of farm typologies is key with regard to the design of sustainable policies and to the adoptability...
Published in Euphytica, 2013
He Xinyao; Singh, P.K.; Schlang, N.; Duveiller, E.; Dreisigacker, S.; Payne, T.; He Zhonghu.
Fusarium head blight (FHB) poses a challenge for wheat breeders worldwide; there are limited sources of resistance and the genetic basis for resistance is not well understood....
Published in Journal of Cereal Science, 2013
Velu, G.; Ortiz-Monasterio, I.;Cakmak, I.; Hao, Y.; Singh, R.P.
Micronutrient deficiencies, especially those arising from zinc (Zn) and iron (Fe), pose serious human health problems for more than 2 billion people worldwide. Wheat is a major source of dietary...
Published in Agriculture and Food Security 2 (12) : 6 p., 2013
Neufeldt, H.; Jahn, M.;Campbell, B.M.; Beddington, J.R.; DeClerck, F.; Pinto, A. De; Gulledge, J.; Hellin, J.; Herrero, M.; Jarvis, A.; LeZaks, D.; Meinke, H.;Rosenstock, T.; Scholes, M.; Scholes, R.; Vermeulen, S.; Wollenberg, E.; Zougmore,...
Published in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 2013
Andersson, J.A.; D’Souza, S.
This literature review of Conservation Agriculture (CA) adoption among smallholder farmers in southern Africa (Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe) analyses the historical background of the upsurge in CA promotion,...
Published in Journal of Food Process Engineering 36 (5) : 704-714, 2013
Figueroa, J.D.C.; Veles-Medina, J.J.; Tolentino-Lopez, E.M.; Gaytan-Martinez, M.; Aragon-Cuevas, F.; Palacios-Rojas, N.; Willcox, M.
Several maize landraces were evaluated using microstructural and rheological starch properties...