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Guidelines for the quality control of Quality Protein Maize (QPM) seed and grain
This guidebook is the first of its kind to provide recommendations and a framework for monitoring quality assurance of QPM. Guidelines are based on QPM genetics, breeding, characteristics, and nutritional benefits. It lists ...
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 ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
MLN pathogen diagnosis, MLN-free seed production and safe exchange to non-endemic countries
Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN) is a viral disease caused by a synergistic interaction of Maize Chlorotic Mottle Virus (MCMV) and Sugarcane Mosaic Virus (SCMV) or other viruses such as Maize Dwarf Mosaic Virus (MDMV) or Wheat ...
Quality Protein Maize (QPM): a guide to the technology and its promotion in Ethiopia
This guide book introduces the nutritional benefits of QPM over conventional maize varieties and presents a brief overview of its historical development. It also provides information on QPM varieties available for commercial ...
Global trends, challenges and opportunities for maize: lessons for Asia
Fine mapping a tarspot complex resistance QTL in maize
Evaluating maize genotype performance under low nitrogen conditions using RGB UAV phenotyping techniques
Maize is the most cultivated cereal in Africa in terms of land area and production, but low soil nitrogen availability often constrains yields. Developing new maize varieties with high and reliable yields using traditional ...
Genomic prediction in biparental tropical maize populations in water-stressed and well-watered environments using low-density and GBS SNPs
(Springer Nature, 2015)
One of the most important applications of genomic selection in maize breeding is to predict and identify the best untested lines from biparental populations, when the training and validation sets are derived from the same ...