Published in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 2013
Corbeels, M.; Graaff, Jan de; Ndah, T.H.; Penot, E.; Baudron, F.; Naudin, K.; Andrieu, N.; Chirat, G.; Schuler, J.; Nyagumbo, I.; Rusinamhodzi, L.;Traore, K.; Mzoba, H.D.; Adolwa, I.S.
Conservation agriculture (CA) is increasingly promoted...
Published in Field Crops Research 153 : 86-93, 2013
Berhanu Tadesse Ertiro; Habtamu Zeleke; Friesen, D.; Blummel, M.; Twumasi-Afriyie, S.
Prediction of hybrid performance from inbred lines per se is crucial in targeted improvement of new traits such as stover fodder quality. The present study investigated...
Published in African Journal of Biotechnology 12 (34) : 5370-5374, 2013
Mutisya. D.L.; Tadele Tefera; Mugo, S.
The quality of laboratory reared stem borer species for screening of maize varieties is usually questioned by end user cereal breeders. A quality check study was performed in a screen house...
Published in Field Crops Research 153 : 107-112, 2013
Blummel, M.; Grings, E.;Erenstein, O.
Maize—or corn (Zea mays L.)—now is the most important global cereal in terms of production reflecting its versatility in use, including human food, animal feed and fodder, industrial products and biofuel. Most...
Published in Revista Fitotecnia Mexicana 36 (Supl. 3-A) : 315-328, 2013
Hellin, J.; Keleman, A.;Lopez, D.; Donnet, L.; Flores, D.
A focus of agricultural research efforts in México is on breeding higher-yielding improved maize (Zea mays L.) varieties and enhancing farmer adoption of these varieties...
Published in International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 2013
Mupangwa, W.; Thierfelder, C.
Livestock and crops are key components of mixed farming systems and are a source of household food and income. However, mixed farming systems face livestock feed shortages and low soil productivity...
Published in Turkiye Entomoloji Dergisi – Turkish Journal of Entomology 37 (3) : 277-282, 2013
Imren, M.; Toktay, H.; Bozbuga, R.; Erginbas Orakci, G.; Dababat, A.; Elekcioglu, I.H.
The cereal cyst nematodes, Heterodera avenae group, are known as parasites of cereals worldwide. In Turkey, the...
Published in Journal of Phytopathology, 2013
Soleiman, N.H.; Solis, I.; Sillero, J.C.; Herrera-Foessel, S.A.; Ammar, K.; Martinez, F.
Leaf rust, caused by the fungus Puccinia triticina, is considered one of the most important foliar diseases in durum wheat. Hypersensitive resistance (HR) may be rapidly...
Published in Revista Fitotecnia Mexicana 36 (Supl. 3-A) : 329-338, 2013
Gonzalez Castro, M.E.; Palacios Rojas, N.; Espinoza Banda, A.; Bedoya Salaza, C.A.
Mexico is considered the center of origin and domestication of maize (Zea mays L.), and it is recognized as one of the most important centers of...
Published in Field Crops Research, 2013
Vanlauwe, B.; Wendt, J.; Giller, K.E.; Corbeels, M.; Gerard, B.; Nolte, C.
Intensification of agricultural systems in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is considered a pre-condition for alleviation of rural poverty. Conservation Agriculture (CA) has been promoted to...