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Resistance of four inbred maize lines to inoculation with 20 isolates of maize streak virus from Zimbabwe
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2006)
Maize streak is the most widespread and important disease of maize in sub-Saharan Africa. Maize streak virus (MSV)-resistant maize germ plasm is available in several countries, but little is known about the stability of ...
Incorporation of elite subtropical and tropical maize germplasm into elite temperate germplasm
(Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura, Unità di Ricerca per la Maiscoltura, 2006)
Elite germplasm and adequate genetic variation are essential in successful plant breeding programs.Maize (Zea mays L.) breeding programs in the U.S. Corn Belt have realized significant genetic advance with a limited sample ...