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Large-scale screening for maize drought resistance using multiple selection criteria evaluated under water-stressed and well-watered environments
A total of 550 maize inbred lines collected from global breeding programs were evaluated for drought resistance under both well-watered and water-stressed environments. The evaluation was based on multiple measurements of ...
Heterosis and combining ability among CIMMYT's mid-altitude early to intermediate maturing maize (Zea mays L.) populations
(Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura, Unità di Ricerca per la Valorizzazione qualitativa dei cereali, 2009)
Maize is an important food crop in sub-Saharan Africa. There is an increasing demand for early maturing maize cultivars even though long-season maize cultivars yield more than early maturing cultivars under favourable ...