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Viewpoint: beasts of the field? ethics in agricultural and applied economics
Ongoing changes to research practices and recent media attention to agricultural and applied economics have raised new ethical problems, but also created opportunities for new solutions. In this paper, we discuss ethical ...
Alternative use of wheat land to implement a potential wheat holiday as wheat blast control: in search of feasible crops in Bangladesh
The first occurrence of wheat blast in Bangladesh was confirmed in wheat (Triticum aestivum) fields in February 2016 and re-occurred in the subsequent years. This study explores the potential of alternative use of current ...
Scale-appropriate mechanization impacts on productivity among smallholders: evidence from rice systems in the mid-hills of Nepal
Smallholder farmers in the mid-hills of Nepal are facing an acute labor shortage due to out-migration which, in general, has affected the capacity to achieve timely crop establishment, harvest, and inter-cultural operations. ...
Wheat x rye = triticale
International testing program in wheat, triticale and barley
Resistance of tomato plant genotypes with high foliar allelochemical contents to the leafminer Liriomyza trifolii = Resistência de genótipos de tomateiro com altos teores de aleloquímicos nas folhas à mosca-minadora Liriomyza trifolii
(Zeppelini Editorial, 2017)
The objective of this study was to assess the resistance of tomato genotypes with high foliar levels of allelochemicals to the leafminer Liriomyza trifolii. Eight tomato genotypes with contrasting levels of three different ...
Agronomic performance and genotype X environment interaction of herbicide-resistant maize varieties in eastern Africa
(Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), 2015)
Striga hermonthica (Del.) Benth. and Striga asiatica (L.) Kuntze severely affect maize (Zea mays L.) production in sub-Saharan Africa. A single Striga plant produces a large number of seeds that form a bank of viable but ...
Concerted changes in N and C primary metabolism in alfalfa (Medicago sativa) under water restriction
(Oxford University Press; Society for Experimental Biology, 2013)
Although the mechanisms of nodule N2 fixation in legumes are now well documented, some uncertainty remains on the metabolic consequences of water deficit. In most cases, little consideration is given to other organs and, ...
Effects of S1 recurrent selection for provitamin A carotenoid content for three open-pollinated maize cultivars
(Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), 2014)
Maize (Zea mays L.) cultivars with increased concentrations of provitamin A (proVA) carotenoids can improve the health of millions of consumers who are vitamin A deficient and rely on maize as a staple food. Three ...