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More on the introduction of temperate maize into Europe: large-scale bulk SSR genotyping and new historical elements
(Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura, Unità di Ricerca per la Maiscoltura, 2006)
The commonly accepted scenario for the spread of maize into Europe is a single introduction followed by a slow adaptation to temperate climates. With the purpose of clarifying the origins and modalities of maize introduction ...
Managing genotype x environment interaction in plant breeding programs: A selection theory approach
(Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 2011)
Two forms of genotype - environment interaction (GEI) are of concern to plant breeders. One consists of fixed GEI associated with predictable environmental, geographical, or management factors that can be used to delineate ...
A framework for priority-setting in climate smart agriculture research
Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is widely promoted as an approach for reorienting agricultural development under the realities of climate change. Prioritising research-for-development activities is crucial, given the need ...
Genome-wide characterization of non-reference transposable element insertion polymorphisms reveals genetic diversity in tropical and temperate maize
(BioMed Central, 2017)
Background: Maize was originally domesticated in a tropical environment but is now widely cultivated at temperate latitudes. Temperate and tropical maize populations have diverged both genotypically and phenotypically. ...
Instructions for the management of the International Maize Adaptation Nursery (IMAN)
It has been known for a long time that varieties of maize differ greatly in their response to different environments, Many varieties are specifically adapted to a very narrow range of climatic or edaphic factors, while ...
Proceedings: world wide maize improvement in the 70's and the role for CIMMYT
On behalf of CIMMYT, welcome to Mexico and El Batan. And, on behalf of the Maize staff, in particular, we would like to express our appreciation for your attendance here at the Symposium on ''WorldWide Maize Improvement ...
Drought - tolerant maize for subsistence farmers in Southern Africa
Southern Africa, where maize is a highly valued staple for small-scale, resource-poor farmers and their families, and where drought repeatedly threatens or destroys harvests and livelihoods.
Instrucciones para el manejo del: Ensayo Internacional de Adaptacion de Maiz (IMAN)
Ha sido reconocido desde hace mucho tiempo que el maíz difiere grandemente en su respuesta a ambientes diferentes. Muchas variedades muestran una adaptación específica a una gama muy restringida de factores climáticos o ...