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Three new teosintes (Zea spp., Poaceae) from Mexico
Premise of the study : Teosinte species are the closest relatives of maize and represent an important but increasingly rare genetic resource for maize improvement and the study of evolution by domestication. Three ...
Characterization of Mexican Creole wheat landraces in relation to morphological characteristics and HMW glutenin subunit composition
One hundred lines derived from 14 wheat landraces collected in Mexico were characterized in relation to spike and grain morphology and HMW-glutenin subunit composition. Up to seven botanical varieties were identified among ...
Maize diversity and gender: research from Mexico
In the future, more food will be needed to feed a growing world population. Highyielding crop varieties will play a key role in meeting this challenge. This article draws on research undertaken by the International Maize ...
Genetic characterization of a core set of a tropical maize race Tuxpeño for further use in maize improvement
(Public Library of Science, 2012)
The tropical maize race Tuxpeño is a well-known race of Mexican dent germplasm which has greatly contributed to the development of tropical and subtropical maize gene pools. In order to investigate how it could be exploited ...
Characterization of genetic diversity of puroindoline genes in Mexican wheat landraces
Grain hardness is a major factor determining milling performance of common wheat. It determines the amount of damaged starch generated during milling, and therefore the end use of a given variety. One hundred and two lines ...
Diversidad genetica de gluteninas y gliadinas en trigos harineros (Triticum aestivum L.) mexicanos
(Colegio de Postgraduados, 2010)
Glutenins and gliadins of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) have a key role in defining the baking quality. In order to characterize the composition of glutenin subunits with high (HMW-G) and low (LMW-G) molecular weight, ...