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Results of the third International Spring Wheat Yield Nursery (ISWYN), 1966-1967
Fifty wheat vanettes representative of the major spring types were tested in the Third International Spring Wheat Yield Nursery ( ISWYN). Results were obtained from 62 locations throughout the spring wheat regions of the ...
Variability in the lysine content of wheat, rye, and triticale proteins
Undernutrition and malnutrition are currently widespread in many areas of the world. The most serious nutritional problem is protein-calorie malnutrition among children in the developing countries. ( 5, 24). There now ...
A modified method for rapid tryptophan analysis of maize
Due to their low lysine content, the cereal grains are generally considered of reduced nutritional quality in comparison to other protein sources. In maize, a~ second diet limiting amino acid is tryptophan. That increases ...
Triticale breeding and research at CIMMYT: a progress report
Triticale has created considerable discussion and controversy during the past few years. It has been promoted extensively in North America as a miracle crop, the answer tc growing protein deficits. Its failure to live up ...