Published in Journal of Cereal Science, 2014
Rasheed, A.; Xianchun Xia; Yueming Yan; Appels, R.; Mahmood, T.; He Zhonghu.
Wheat seed storage proteins, especially glutenins and gliadins, have unique functional properties giving rise to a wide array of food products for human consumption. The wheat...
Published in Crop Science 54 (2) : 530-536, 2014
Gasura, E.; Setimela, P.S.;Amsal Tesfaye Tarekegne; Icishahayo, D.; Edema, R.; Gibson, P.T.; Okori, P.
Grain-filling rate (GFR), effective grain-filling duration (EGFD), and total grain-filling duration (TGFD) are important physiological traits of maize...
Published in Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 69 (2) : 107-119, 2014
Ngwira, A.;Johnsen, F.H.; Aune, J.B.; Mekuria, M.; Thierfelder, C.
Understanding factors affecting farmers’ adoption of improved technologies is critical to success of conservation agriculture (CA) program implementation....
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...
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...
Published in Food Policy 45 : 101-111, 2014
Fisher, M.; Kandiwa, V.
Nationally representative data for Malawi were used to measure the gender gap in adoption of modern maize and to investigate how, if at all, Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy Program (FISP) has impacted the gap. Regression results show...