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Molecular marker applications to plant breeding
The course will introduce participants to the basics of plant genome analysis and its application to plant breeding problems in both wheat and maize through lectures and hands-on exercises. Participants will learn the ...
Understanding global trends in the use of wheat diversity and international flows of wheat genetic resources
This paper discusses the centers of origin and diversity for bread wheat; sketches historical patterns in the sources and use of wheat genetic resources in modern plant breeding; identifies and compares indicators of genetic ...
Flujo genético entre maíz criollo, maíz mejorado y teocintle: implicaciones para el maíz transgénico
En Septiembre de 1995, el Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales y Agropecuarias (INIFAP), el Comité Nacional de Bioseguridad Agrícola (CNBA) y el Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT), ...
In situ conservation of crops and their relatives: a review of current status and prospects for wheat and maize
This paper reviews the current status and prospects for in situ conservation of maize and wheat and their relatives. The caricature of in situ conservation-that it imposes cultural stasis and isolation on marginal ...
Cluster analysis, an approach to sampling variability in maize accessions
(Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura, Unità di Ricerca per la Maiscoltura, 1996)
Cluster analysis is frequently used to classify maize (Zen mays L.) accessions and can be used by breeders and geneticists to identify subsets of accessions which have potential utility for specific breeding or genetic ...