Month: July 2014

QTL mapping of adult-plant resistance to leaf rust in a RIL population derived from a cross of wheat cultivars Shanghai 3/Catbird and Naxos

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2014 Yue Zhou; Yan Ren; Lillemo, M.; Zhanjun Yao; Peipei Zhang; Xianchun Xia; He Zhonghu;Zaifeng Li; Daqun Liu Leaf rust is an important wheat disease and utilization of adult-plant resistance (APR) may be the best approach to achieve long-term protection...

Managing vulnerability to drought and enhancing livelihood resilience in sub-Saharan Africa: Technological, institutional and policy options

Published in Weather and Climate Extremes 3 : 67-79, 2014 Shiferaw, B.; Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye; Berresaw Menale Kassie; Abate, T.; Prasanna, B.M.; Menkir, A.  Agriculture and the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are highly sensitive to climatic variability. Drought, in particular, represents...

Durum wheat (Triticum durum L.) quality and yield as affected by tillage-straw management and nitrogen fertilization practice under furrow-irrigated conditions

Published in Field Crops Research 164 : 166-177, 2014 Grahmann, K.; Verhulst, N.; Peña-Bautista, R.J.; Buerkert, A.;Vargas-Rojas, L.; Govaerts, B. Little is documented about the effect of different tillage and residue management practices on durum wheat (Triticum durum L.) quality. This study...

Managing vulnerability to drought and enhancing livelihood resilience in sub-Saharan Africa: Technological, institutional and policy options

Published in Weather and Climate Extremes 3 : 67-79, 2014  Shiferaw, B.; Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye; Berresaw Menale Kassie; Abate, T.; Prasanna, B.M.; Menkir, A.  Agriculture and the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are highly sensitive to climatic variability. Drought, in particular, represents...
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