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Application of biotechnologies to wheat breeding
Numerical classification of related Peruvian highland maize races using internal ear traits
Maize (Zea mays L.) landraces are an important source for the genetic improvement of the crop. Classification of genetic resources requires both appropriate descriptors as well as sound numerical and statistical methods. ...
Genetics of angular leaf spot resistance in the Andean common bean accession G5686 and identification of markers linked to the resistance genes
Angular leaf spot (ALS), caused by the fungus Phaeoisariopsis griseola is an economically important and widely distributed disease of common bean. Due to the co-evolution of P. griseola with the large and small seeded bean ...
Latin American maize germplasm regeneration and conservation
During 1992-96, a collaborative project involving genebanks of 14 countries in Latin America, with economic and/or technical support from USDA under project Noah, the USDA-ARS National Seed Storage Laboratory (NSSL), and ...
Classification of Peruvian highland maize races using plant traits
The maize of Latin America, with its enormous diversity, has played an important role in the development of modern maize cultivars of the American continent. Peruvian highland maize shows a high degree of variation stemming ...
Latin American maize germplasm conservation: Core subset development and regeneration
This publication describes in collaborative efforts to conserve, document, and characterize seed collections of maize from the Americas over the last decade, as reported in a workshop at the International Maize and Wheat ...