Tag: genetic resources

Genetic diversity for wheat improvement as a conduit to food security

Published in Advances in Agronomy 122 : 179-258, 2013 Mujeeb-Kazi, A.; Kazi, A.G.; Dundas, I.;Rasheed, A.; Ogbonnaya, F.; Kishii, M.; Bonnett, D.; Wang, R.R.-C.; Xu, S.; Chen, P.; Mahmood, T.; Bux, H.; Farrakh, S. Genetic diversity is paramount for cultivated crops genetic improvement, and for...

Identificacion de razas mexicanas de maiz adaptadas a condiciones deficientes de humedad mediante datos biogeograficos. Identification of Mexican maize races adapted to moisture deficient conditions using biogeographical data

Published in Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Agricolas 4 (6) : 829-842, 2013 José Ariel Ruiz Corral, José de Jesús Sánchez González, Juan Manuel Hernández Casillas, Martha C. Willcox, Gabriela Ramírez Ojeda, José Luis Ramírez Díaz y Diego Raymundo González Eguiarte Se trabajó con una base de datos de...

Achieving yield gains in wheat

Published in Plant, Cell and Environment 35 (10) : 1799-1823, 2012 Matthew Reynolds,  John Foulkes,  Robert Furbank,  Simon Griffiths, Julie King, Erik Murchie, Martin Parry and Gustavo Slafer Wheat provides 20% of calories and protein consumed by humans. Recent genetic gains are <1% per annum...

New article from CIMMYT – Raising yield potential in wheat

Published in Journal of Experimental Botany 60(7):1899-1918 (2009) Raising yield potential in wheat Matthew Reynolds, M. John Foulkes, Gustavo A. Slafer, Peter Berry, Martin A. J. Parry, John W. Snape and William J. Angus. Abstract. Recent advances in crop research have the potential to accelerate...
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