Tag: Euphytica

Variation at glutenin subunit loci, single kernel characterization and evaluation of grain protein in East African bread wheat varieties

Published in Euphytica, 2014 Macharia, G.K.; Peña Bautista, R.J.; Simsek, S.; Anderson, J.A. Wheat breeding programs worldwide aim at developing cultivars that meet end user quality attributes demanded by producers, processors, and consumers. Selecting from breeding populations created from well characterized...

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Genetic analysis of drought tolerance in adapted × exotic crosses of maize inbred lines under managed stress conditions

Published in Euphytica 196 (2) : 261-270, 2014 Adebayo, M.A.; Menkir, A.; Blay, E.; Gracen, V.; Danquah, E.; Hearne, S. Introduced maize (Zea mays L.) germplasm can serve as sources of favorable alleles to enhance performance in new maize varieties and hybrids under drought stress conditions. In the...

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QTL for yield, yield components and canopy temperature depression in wheat under late sown field conditions

Published in Euphytica, 2013 R. Esten Mason, Dirk B. Hays, Suchismita Mondal, Amir M. H. Ibrahim and Bhoja R. Basnet A wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) recombinant inbred line (RIL) population was used to identify quantitative trait loci (QTL) associated with yield, yield components, and canopy temperaturedepression (CTD)...

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Evaluation of open pollinated varieties of maize for resistance to the maize weevil in a controlled temperature and humidity laboratory in Zimbabwe

Published in Euphytica, 2013 R. T. Masasa, P. S. Setimela and Z. A. Chiteka Maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky) is one of the major maize storage pests among smallholder farmers in eastern and southern Africa (ESA), thereby, reducing total on-farm maize harvests. Experiments were conducted...

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Genetic distance among doubled haploid maize lines and their testcross performance under drought stress and non-stress conditions

Published in Euphytica, 2013 Yoseph Beyene,  Stephen Mugo, Kassa Semagn, Godfrey Asea, Walter Trevisan, Amsal Tarekegne, Tadele Tefera, James Gethi, Barnabas Kiula, John Gakunga, Haron Karaya and Andrew Chavangi In contrast to conventional inbreeding that takes up to seven generations to develop inbred...

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