Month: May 2014

Doubled haploid technology in maize breeding: theory and practice available in Korean

옥수수 육종에 배가반수체기술의 이용 : 이론과 실제. 2012. Prasanna, B.M.; Chaikam, V.; Mahuku, G.. : 69 p.. Mexico, DF (Mexico). CIMMYT. This manual is primarily intended for maize breeders in national agricultural research systems and small and medium enterprise seed companies in developing countries who would like to...

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Elsevier subject collections and/or Springer e-books

Dear staff, The CIMMYT Knowledge Center team, the CGIAR consortium of libraries and Elsevier are pleased to announce a trial access through 31 July 2014 to eight of Elsevier’s subject collections of peer-reviewed scientific articles, available at The CIMMYT Knowledge Center...

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Evaluation of genomic selection training population designs and genotyping strategies in plant breeding programs using simulation

Published in Crop Science, 2014  Hickey, J.M.; Dreisigacker, S.; Crossa, J.; Hearne, S.; Babu, R.; Prasanna, B.M.; Grondona, M.; Zambelli. A.; Windhausen, V.S.; Mathews, K.; Gorjanc, G.  Genomic selection offers great potential to increase the rate of genetic improvement in plant breeding programs....

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Genotype by environment interaction and stability analysis for grain yield of single cross hybrids using AMMI Biplots

Published in Crop Science, 2014 Ndhlela, T.; Herselman, L.; Magorokosho, C.; Setimela, P.; Mutimaamba, C.; Labuschagne, M. Maize (Zea mays) is the most important cereal crop in Zimbabwe and is grown by both large and small scale farmers who are located in different agro-ecological zones of the country....

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Does the use of atrazine in maize grown under conservation agriculture adversely affect soybean productivity in maize-soyabean rotation in Zimbabwe?

Published in Journal of Agricultural Science 6 (7) : 1-9, 2014 Muoni, T.; Rusinamhodzi, L.; Mabasa, S.; Rugare, J.T.; Thierfelder, C.  Weed management challenges in the early years of conservation agriculture (CA) adoption may require the use of herbicides for farmers to realise the immediate benefits...

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Combining ability of certain agronomic traits in quality protein maize under stress and non-stress environments in Eastern and Southern Africa

Published in Crop Science 54 (3) : 1004-1014, 2014 Dagne Wegary Gissa; Vivek, B.; Labuschagne, M.T. Growing maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids tolerant to drought and low N stress would significantly reduce yield losses occurring in Africa. This study evaluated the performance of quality protein maize (QPM)...

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