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Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop of the wheat yield consortium
The abstracts herein are of presentations by crop experts for the workshop ?Wheat Yield consortium: Sponsored by SAGARPA?s international strategic component for increasing wheat performance, under the Sustainable Modernization ...
Increasing yield potential in wheat: breaking the barriers. Proceedings of a workshop held in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico
CIMMYT's focus on developing wheat varieties that produce higher and more stable yields has made a tremendous difference in the lives of millions of people in the developing world. In the mid 1960s, the dramatic increases ...
Using canopy temperature depression to select for yield potential of wheat in heat stressed environments
The main objective of the study was to validate the use of canopy temperature depression (CTD) as a rapid early generation screening tool for heat tolerance in wheat. CTD was measured at hot sites in Mexico on F2 derived ...
Application of physiology in wheat breeding
How can disciplinary research in physiology complement wheat breeding? This introductory chapter is intended to provide broad guidelines to help breeding programs: 1) assess whether physiological criteria should be included ...
Dimensions of diversity in CIMMYT bread wheat from 1965 to 2000
To the extent possible, this paper summarizes scientific evidence on the scope of the genetic base in modern bread wheat varieties in the developing world from 1965 to the present, drawing on previously published research ...
International Symposium on Wheat Yield Potential: Challenges to International Wheat Breeding
Like many other patterns, investment in research is often cyclical. International centers like CIMMYT have focused substantial resources on biotic and abiotic stresses for about two decades now, but raising total productivity ...
Sustaining wheat yields with crop management in heat stressed environments: effect of organic and inorganic fertilizers, mulching, and irrigation frequency
Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) emend. Thell) yield reduction associated with heat strees is a worldwide problem. The objectives of this research were to (i) to determine effects of major crop management factors on performance ...
Complementary strategies to raise wheat yield potential: book of abstracts
The abstracts herein are of presentations by world-renowned experts for the workshop “Complementary strategies to raise wheat yield potential” (10-13 November 2009, CIMMYT-El Batán, Mexico). Sponsored by the United States ...
International Wheat Improvement: Highlights from an Expert Symposium
Wheat is grown on 217 million hectares worldwide, accounting for some 620 million tons of grain and providing one-fifth of the world’s total calorific input. In regions like North Africa, Turkey, and Central Asia, wheat ...
Genetic diversity for photosynthesis in wheat under heat-stressed environments and its relationship to productivity
Genetic variation in photosynthetic rate, stomatal conductance, leaf chlorophyll content, and dark respiration was studied in 16 wheat genotypes (Triticum aestivum L.) grown under high-temperature field conditions in central ...