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Global warming potential of agricultural systems with contrasting tillage and residue management in the central highlands of Mexico
Conservation agriculture based on (1) minimal soil movement, (2) retention of rational amounts of crop residue, (3) economically viable crop rotations restores soil fertility. Conservation agriculture improves soil ...
Allelic variation at the TaZds-A1 locus on wheat chromosome 2A and development of a functional marker in common wheat
zeta)-carotene desaturase (ZDS) is a key enzyme for carotenoid biosynthesis, demonstrating high association with the yellow pigment (YP) content in wheat grain. Cloning ZDS gene and developing functional markers are important ...
Gene effects and heterosis for grain iron and zinc density in pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br)
Pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] is a major warm-season cereal, grown primarily for grain production in the arid and semi-arid tropical regions of Asia and Africa. Iron (Fe) and zinc (Zn) deficiencies have ...
EnlACe: La revista de la Agricultura de Conservación No. 47
Biophysical and socioeconomic results of climate-smart agriculture technologies in Machinga disctrict of Malawi
The USAID/Malawi-funded Protecting Ecosystems and Restoring Forests in Malawi (PERFORM) project was designed as the flagship implementation vehicle for the Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) ...
Harnessing the power of partnerships and innovation: CIMMYT Annual Report 2018
(CIMMYT; CIMMYT, 2019)
Food security and agriculture in the Western Highlands of Guatemala
Food security is a major challenge in Guatemala, one of the poorest countries in the world. Food insecurity is concentrated in the Western Highlands of Guatemala (WHG) where indigenous communities have been the main victims ...
Statistical properties of QTL linkage mapping in biparental genetic populations
Quantitative trait gene or locus (QTL) mapping is routinely used in genetic analysis of complex traits. Especially in practical breeding programs, questions remain such as how large a population and what level of marker ...