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Climate change impacts and potential benefits of heat-tolerant maize in South Asia
Monitoring of genetic gain in crop genetic improvement programs is necessary to measure the efficiency of the program. Periodic measurement of genetic gain also allows the efficiency of new technologies incorporated into ...
Dissection of a major QTL qhir1 conferring maternal haploid induction ability in maize
In vivo haploid induction in maize can be triggered in high frequencies by pollination with special genetic stocks called haploid inducers. Several genetic studies with segregating populations from non-inducer x inducer ...
Maize responsiveness to Azospirillum brasilense: insights into genetic control, heterosis and genomic prediction
(Public Library of Science, 2019)
Effects of drought and low nitrogen stress on provitamin A carotenoid content of biofortified maize hybrids
(Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), 2019)
Maize combined insect resistance genomic regions and their co-localization with cell wall constituents revealed by tissue-specific QTL meta-analyses
Combinatorial insect attacks on maize leaves, stems, and kernels cause significant yield losses and mycotoxin contaminations. Several small effect quantitative trait loci (QTL) control maize resistance to stem borers and ...
Potassium supplying capacity of diverse soils and K-use efficiency of maize in South Asia
Increased nutrient withdrawal by rapidly expanding intensive cropping systems, in combination with imbalanced fertilization, is leading to potassium (K) depletion from agricultural soils in Asia. There is an urgent need ...
Exogenous Pi supplementation improved the salt tolerance of maize (Zea mays L.) by promoting Na+ exclusion
(Nature Publishing Group, 2018)
The mechanism of phosphate (Pi)-mediated salt tolerance in maize is poorly understood. In this study, the effects of Pi (H2PO4-) on the salt tolerance of two contrasting genotypes was investigated in a pot experiment. We ...
Improvement of power tiller operated seeder for maize planting
(Farm to Fork Foundation, 2018)
Prime energy source of agriculture in Bangladesh is two-wheel tractor (commonly known as power tiller). Power tiller operated seeder (PTOS) with fluted roller type metering device are adopting by the farmers. These seeders ...
Environmental variables contributing to differential performance of tropical maize hybrids across heat stress environments in South Asia
(Southern Cross Publishing Group, 2019)
Heat stress resilience in maize hybrids is emerging as an important trait in germplasm targeted for cultivation in the post-rainy season spring in South Asia. One of the major challenges in targeted breeding for these ...
Molecular diversity and selective sweeps in maize inbred lines adapted to African highlands
(Nature Publishing Group, 2019)
Little is known on maize germplasm adapted to the African highland agro-ecologies. In this study, we analyzed high-density genotyping by sequencing (GBS) data of 298 African highland adapted maize inbred lines to (i) assess ...