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Developing and deploying climate-resilient maize varieties in the developing world
In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and Asia maize yields remain variable due to climate shocks. Over the past decade extensive progress has been made on the development and delivery of climate-resilient maize. In 2016 over 70 000 ...
Pan bread and steamed bread qualities of novel-released cultivars in northern winter wheat region of China
(Institute of Crop Sciences, 2018)
This study aimed at understanding the quality characters of newly released winter wheat cultivars and providing essential data to wheat breeding. Fifty-two improved cultivars from the Northern Winter Wheat Region of China, ...
Weather risk: how does it change the yield benefits of nitrogen fertilizer and improved maize varieties in sub‐Saharan Africa?
(International Association of Agricultural Economists; IAAE; Wiley, 2018)
The purpose of this research was to explore how weather risk affects the value of nitrogen fertilizer use and improved seed variety adoption to sub‐Saharan African (SSA) maize farmers. It contributes to the literature by ...
Morphometric and genetic variability among Mediterranean cereal cyst nematode (Heterodera latipons) populations in Turkey
(The Scientific and Technology Research Council of Turkey, 2018)
The Mediterranean cereal cyst nematode, Heterodera latipons, is an important plant parasitic nematode that negatively impacts cereal production worldwide, particularly in the Mediterranean Basin. Successful control of ...
Discovery and validation of genomic regions associated with resistance to maize lethal necrosis in four biparental populations
(Springer Verlag, 2018)
In sub-Saharan Africa, maize is the key determinant of food security for smallholder farmers. The sudden outbreak of maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease is seriously threatening the maize production in the region. Understanding ...
Perception and adoption of a new agricultural technology: evidence from a developing country
Adoption of new agricultural technologies is always at the center of policy interest in developing countries. In reality, despite the visible benefits of many of the new agricultural technologies, including machinery and ...
Morphometric parameters of the rooting system and productivity of plants in synthetic line of spring soft wheat in conditions of western siberia in connection with drought resistance
(Board of the Agricultural Biology magazine, 2018)
В условиях Западной Сибири засуха проявляется в начальный период вегетации, и засушливость в июне—начале июля все возрастает, о чем свидетельствуют данные изменения гидротермического коэффициента. Потепление климата и ...
Fixed versus variable rest period effects on herbage accumulation and canopy structure of grazed 'Tifton 85' and 'Jiggs' Bermuda grass
(Embrapa Informação Tecnológica, 2018)
The objective of this work was to evaluate the effects of variable and fixed rest periods on the forage production, plant-part composition, and canopy structural characteristics of 'Tifton 85' and 'Jiggs' Bermuda grass ...
Short-term impacts of tillage and fertilizer treatments on soil and root borne nematodes and maize yield in a fine textured cambisol
(Society of Nematologists, 2018)
Conservation agriculture (CA) based on the principles of minimum soil disturbance, crop residue retention, and crop rotation has been the focus of intensive research in recent years. A study was carried out to determine ...
Genome-wide association mapping of vitamins B1 and B2 in common wheat
Vitamin B is essential for maintaining normal life activities in humans and animals who have to intake the microelement from the outside, especially from cereal products. In the present study 166 Chinese and foreign wheat ...