Tag: Plant Breeding

Molecular Breeding for Quality Protein Maize (QPM)

Molecular Breeding for Quality Protein Maize (QPM). 2014. Babu, R.; Prasanna, B.M. p. 489-505. In: Genomics of Plant Genetic Resources; Vol. 2 Crop productivity, food security and nutritional quality. Tuberosa, R.; Graner, A.; Frison, E. (Eds.). Netherlands:  Springer. Maize endosperm protein is deficient...

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Maize hybrid seed production manual

Maize hybrid seed production manual. 2014. MacRobert, J.; Setimela, P.S.; Gethi, J.; Regasa, M.W. Mexico, DF (Mexico): CIMMYT v, 26 p.  Maize hybrid seed provides farmers with varieties  containing improved genetics, such as high yield  potential and unique trait combinations to counter  diseases...

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Genome-wide association analysis for nine agronomic traits in maize under well-watered and water-stressed conditions

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126 (10) : 2587-2596, 2013 Yadong Xue; Warburton, M.L.; Sawkins, M.; Xuehai Zhang; Setter, T.; Yunbi Xu; Grudloyma, P.; Gethi, J.; Ribaut, J-M; Wanchen Li; Xiaobo Zhang; Yonglian Zheng; Jianbing Yan Drought can cause severe reduction in maize production,...

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Effectiveness of selection at CIMMYT’s main maize breeding sites in Mexico for performance at sites in Africa and vice versa

Published in Plant Breeding 132 (3) : 299-304, 2013 Aida Z. Kebede, George Mahuku, Juan Burgueño, Felix San Vicente, Jill E. Cairns, Biswanath Das, Dan Makumbi, Cosmos Magorokosho, Vanessa S. Windhausen, Albrecht E. Melchinger and Gary N. Atlin  The exchange of elite breeding materials across regions...

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Root-lodging resistance in maize as an example for high-throughput genetic mapping via single nucleotide polymorphism-based selective genotyping

Published in Plant Breeding 132 (1) : 90-98, 2013 Mohammad Farkhari, Alan Krivanek, Yunbi Xu, Tingzhao Rong, Mohammad R. Naghavi, Bahman Y. Samadi and Yanli Lu Large-scale selective genotyping and high-throughput analysis are two important strategies for low-cost and high-effective genetic mapping....

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Multi-environment QTL analyses for drought-related traits in a recombinant inbred population of chickpea (Cicer arientinum L.)

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2013 A. Hamwieh, M. Imtiaz and R. S. Malhotra A recombinant inbred line (RIL) population, comprising 181 lines derived from ILC588 × ILC3279, was evaluated in 10 environments across three locations with different moisture gradients. A drought resistance...

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