Month: March 2014

Quantifying the relationship between temperature regulation in the ear and floret development stage in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under heat and drought stress

Published in Functional Plant Biology 40 : 700-707, 2014 Steinmeyer, F.T.; Lukac, A.; Reynolds, M.P.; Jones, H.E.  Thermal imaging is a valuable tool for the clarification of gas exchange dynamics between a plant and its environment. The presence of stomata in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) glumes and...

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Evaluating the impact of improved maize varieties on food security in Rural Tanzania: Evidence from a continuous treatment approach

Published in Food Security, 2014 Berresaw Menale Kassie; Jaleta, M.; Mattei, A. This paper investigates impact heterogeneity in the adoption of improved maize varieties using data from rural Tanzania. We used a generalized propensity-score matching methodology, complemented with a parametric econometric...

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