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Assessment of the individual and combined effects of Rht8 and Ppd-D1a on plant height, time to heading and yield traits in common wheat
Grain yield in cereal crops is a complex trait controlled by multiple genes and influenced by developmental processes and environment. Here we report the effects of alleles Rht8 and Ppd-D1a on plant height, time to heading, ...
Genome-wide association study for adaptation to agronomic plant density: a component of high yield potential in spring wheat
(Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), 2015)
Previous research has shown that progress in genetic yield potential is associated with adaptation to agronomic planting density, though its genetic basis has not been addressed before. In the current study, a wheat (Triticum ...
International Symposium on Wheat Yield Potential: Challenges to International Wheat Breeding
Like many other patterns, investment in research is often cyclical. International centers like CIMMYT have focused substantial resources on biotic and abiotic stresses for about two decades now, but raising total productivity ...
Sustaining wheat yields with crop management in heat stressed environments: effect of organic and inorganic fertilizers, mulching, and irrigation frequency
Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) emend. Thell) yield reduction associated with heat strees is a worldwide problem. The objectives of this research were to (i) to determine effects of major crop management factors on performance ...
Proceedings of the Workshop on Modeling Wheat Response to High Temperature; El Batan, Texcoco, Mexico; 19-21 Jun 2013
The abstracts here in are of presentations by experts participating in the workshop “Modeling Wheat Response to High Temperature”. Sponsored by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security ...
International Workshop of the Wheat Yield Consortium, 3. Proceedings; Cd. Obregon, Sonora, Mexico; 5-7 Mar 2013
The abstracts herein are of presentations by crop experts for the ”3rd International Workshop of the Wheat Yield Consortium”. Sponsored by SAGARPA’s international strategic component for increasing wheat performance, under ...
Application of physiology in wheat breeding
How can disciplinary research in physiology complement wheat breeding? This introductory chapter is intended to provide broad guidelines to help breeding programs: 1) assess whether physiological criteria should be included ...
Increasing yield potential in wheat: breaking the barriers. Proceedings of a workshop held in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico
CIMMYT's focus on developing wheat varieties that produce higher and more stable yields has made a tremendous difference in the lives of millions of people in the developing world. In the mid 1960s, the dramatic increases ...
Using canopy temperature depression to select for yield potential of wheat in heat stressed environments
The main objective of the study was to validate the use of canopy temperature depression (CTD) as a rapid early generation screening tool for heat tolerance in wheat. CTD was measured at hot sites in Mexico on F2 derived ...