Tag: Zea mays

Antibiosis Mechanism of Resistance to Larger Grain Borer, Prostephanus truncatus (Horn)(Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) in Maize

Published in Journal of Entomology  11 (5) : 248-260, 2014 Nhamucho, E.;  Mugo, S.N.;  Kinyua, M.;  Gohole, L.;  Tadele Tefera;  Mulima, E. Host plant resistance is a valuable component of integrated pest management in maize. Maize stored on-farm without controlled moisture content and insecticide...

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Combined small RNA and degradome sequencing reveals novel miRNAs and their targets in response to low nitrate availability in maize

Published in Annals of Botany 112 : 633-642, 2013 Yongping Zhao; Zhenhua Xu; Qiaocheng Mo; Cheng Zou; Wenxue Li; Yunbi Xu; Chuanxiao Xie Background and Aims MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play an important role in the responses and adaptation of plants to many stresses including low nitrogen (LN). Characterizing...

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La importancia de los nichos de mercado. Un estudio de caso del maiz azul y del maiz para pozole en Mexico. The importance of niche markets. A case study of blue and pozole-making maize in Mexico

Published in Revista Fitotecnia Mexicana 36 (Supl. 3-A) : 315-328, 2013 Hellin, J.; Keleman, A.;Lopez, D.; Donnet, L.; Flores, D. A focus of agricultural research efforts in México is on breeding higher-yielding improved maize (Zea mays L.) varieties and enhancing farmer adoption of these varieties...

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Preferences and constraints of maize farmers in the development and adoption of improved varieties in the mid-altitude, sub-humid agro-ecology of Western Ethiopia

Published in African Journal of Agricultural Research 8 (14) : 1245-1254, 2013 W. Abera, S. Hussein, J. Derera, M. Worku and M. D. Laing Understanding farmers’ production constraints and preferences is important in maize breeding, especially underlying successful adoption of improved varieties and...

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Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy (NIRS) for Protein, Tryptophan, and Lysine Evaluation in Quality Protein Maize (QPM) Breeding Programs

Published in Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 59(20): 10781-10786, 2011 Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy (NIRS) for Protein, Tryptophan, and Lysine Evaluation in Quality Protein Maize (QPM) Breeding Programs Aldo Rosales, Luis Galicia, Ezequiel Oviedo, Catalina Islas and Natalia Palacios-Rojas Quality...

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