Published in African Journal of Agricultural Research 8 (50) : 6663-6669, 2013
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 level....
Published in International Journal of Plant Breeding and Genetics 7 (2) : 92-104, 2013
Tadele Tefera, Stephen Mugo, Yoseph Beyene, Haron Karaya, John Gakunga and Girma Demissie
A study was carried out with the objectives to evaluate maize hybrids for grain yield, agronomic performance and reaction...
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...
Published in Euphytica, 2013
W. Tadesse, A. I. Morgounov, H. J. Braun, B. Akin, M. Keser, Yuksel Kaya, R. C. Sharma, S. Rajaram, M. Singh, M. Baum and M. van Ginkel
The international winter wheat improvement program (IWWIP), an alliance between Turkey–CIMMYT–ICARDA, has distributed improved germplasm...
Published in Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, 2013
S. Zia, G. Romano, W. Spreer, C. Sanchez, J. Cairns, J.L. Araus and J. Muller
The main task of this research was to evaluate canopy temperature and Crop Water Stress Index (CWSI) by assessing genotype variability of maize performance for different...
Published in Acta Agronomica Hungarica 60 (3) : 221-230, 2012
T. R. Chapagain, B. B. Khatri, P. Bhattarai, B. P. Luitel, G. Ortiz-Ferrara and R. C. Sharma
Intercropping potato with quality protein maize (QPM) could improve the livelihood and nutritional status of the resource-poor farmers who produce...
Published in Archives Of Phytopathology And Plant Protection 44(2): 158-167, 2011
Effect of intercropping maize and soybeans on Striga hermonthica parasitism and yield of maize
J. A. Odhiambo; B. Vanlauwe; I. M. Tabu; F. Kanampiu; Z. Khan
Striga hermonthica a major biotic constraint to cereal production...
Published in Plant Cell and Environment 34(3): 418-433, 2011
Dual Alpha13C/Delta18O response to water and nitrogen availability and its relationship with yield in field-grown durum wheat
Cabrera-Bosquet L.; Albrizio, R.; Nogues, S.; Araus, J.L.
The combined use of stable carbon and oxygen isotopes...
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...
Published in Field Crops Reseach 110(3): 242-250
Phenotypic plasticity of yield and phenology in wheat, sunflower and grapevine
V.O. Sadras, M.P. Reynolds, A.J. de la Vega, P.R. Petrie and R. Robinson
Abstract: This paper focuses on the interaction between genotype and environment, a critical aspect...