Authors: Neiff, N.; Trachsel, S.; Valentinuz, O.R.; Balbi, C.N.; Andrade, H.F.
Published in : Crop Science Society of America Crop Science 2016, vol.56, p.1-11
To aid breeding for heat-tolerant germplasm we analyzed the effects of high temperatures on the CO2 exchange rate (CER), crop growth rate...
Published in Functional Plant Biology 41 (4) : 331-341, 2014
Molero, G.; Tcherkez, G.; Araus, J.L.; Nogues, S.
Legumes such as alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) are vital N2-fixing crops accounting for a global N2 fixation of ~35 Mt N year–1. Although enzymatic and molecular mechanisms of nodule N2 fixation...
Published in Journal of Experimental Botany, 2014
Sanchez-Bragado, R.; Molero, G.; Reynolds, M.P.; Araus, J.L.
During grain filling in C3 cereals, the shoot (particularly the flag leaf) and the ear are believed to play major roles as sources of assimilates. However, both the cost and the intrusive...
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...
Published in Journal of Experimental Botany 1-19, 2011
Enhancing drought tolerance in C4 crops
Marta S. Lopes, Jose Luis Araus, Philippus D. R. van Heerden and Christine H. Foyer
Adaptation to abiotic stresses is a quantitative trait controlled by many different genes. Enhancing the tolerance of...
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...