Tag: yield

Does low yield heterosis limit commercial hybrids in wheat?

Published in African Journal of Agricultural Research 8 (50) : 6663-6669, 2013 Sharma, R.K. Heterosis has contributed to productivity gains in several crops like maize, rice, sorghum, cotton etc. Wheat breeders have largely been unsuccessful to take advantage from this technology at commercial...

Integrated nutrient management in Quality Protein Maize (Zea mays) planted in rotation with wheat (Triticum aestivum): Effect on productivity and nutrient use efficiency under different agro-ecological conditions

Published in Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 83 (4) : 391-396, 2013  S.L. Jat,  C.M. Parihar, A.K. Singh, M.L. Jat, A.K. Sinha, B.N. Mishra, H. Meena, V.K. Paradkar, C.S. Singh, Dilip Singh and R.N. Singh Field experiments were conducted during two consecutive years 2007 and 2008 at seven...

Drought stress and tropical maize: QTL-by-environment interactions and stability of QTLs across environments for yield components and secondary traits

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics 119(5): 913-930, 2009 Drought stress and tropical maize: QTL-by-environment interactions and stability of QTLs across environments for yield components and secondary traits Rainer Messmer, Yvan Fracheboud, Marianne Bänziger, Mateo Vargas, Peter Stamp and...
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