Tag: grain yield

Yield and agronomic performance of maize hybrids resistant to the maize weevil Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

Published in Crop Protection 46 : 94-99, 2013 Tadele Tefera, Girma Demissie, Stephen Mugo and Yoseph Beyene This study evaluated improved maize hybrids (Zea mays L.) with varying level of resistance to the maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky, for yield and agronomic traits for two seasons....

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Genetic dissection of grain yield and physical grain quality in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under water-limited environments

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics 125 (2): 255-271, 2012 Dion Bennett, Ali Izanloo, Matthew Reynolds, Haydn Kuchel, Peter Langridge and Thorsten Schnurbusch In the water-limited bread wheat production environment of southern Australia, large advances in grain yield have previously been...

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Efficiency of managed-stress screening of elite maize hybrids under drought and low-N for yield under rainfed conditions in Southern Africa

Published in Crop Science  52 (3): 1011-1020, 2012 Vanessa S. Weber, Albrecht E. Melchinger, Cosmos Magorokosho, Dan Makumbi, Marianne Bänziger and Gary N. Atlin Maize (Zea mays L.) yields in southern Africa are low, due largely to drought and low-N stress. Selection of stress-tolerant genotypes by...

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Indirect selection for grain yield in spring bread wheat in diverse nurseries worldwide using parameters locally determined in north-west Mexico

Published in The Journal of Agricultural Science 150(1): 23-43, 2012 M. Gutierrez, M. P. Reynolds, W. R. Raun, M. L. Stone And A. R. Klatt The relationships of normalized water index three (NWI-3) and canopy temperature (CT) with grain yield in north-west Mexico were determined in a set of wheat lines...

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Prediction of grain yield using reflectance spectra of canopy and leaves in maize plants grown under different water regimes

Published in  Field Crops Research  128(1): 82-90, 2012 Prediction of grain yield using reflectance spectra of canopy and leaves in maize plants grown under different water regimes V.S. Weber, J.L. Araus, J.E. Cairns, C. Sanchez, A.E. Melchinger and E. Orsini The ability to accurately estimate grain...

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Identifying high yielding stable winter wheat genotypes for irrigated environments in Central and West Asia

Published in Euphytica 171(1): 53-64, 2010 Identifying high yielding stable winter wheat genotypes for irrigated environments in Central and West Asia Ram C. Sharma, Alexei I. Morgounov, Hans J. Braun, Beyhan Akin, Mesut Keser, David Bedoshvili, Ahmet Bagci, Christopher Martius and Maarten van Ginkel Improved...

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