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Breeding for drought and nitrogen stress tolerance in maize : from theory to practice

By: Banziger, M.
Contributor(s): Edmeades, G | Beck, D | Bellon, M.R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Mexico : CIMMYT, 2000Description: 68 pages.ISBN: 970-648-046-3.Subject(s): Drought stress AGROVOC | Maize | Resistance to injurious factors | Research projects | Zea mays | Plant breedingDDC classification: 633.1553 Online resources: Open access through Dspace Summary: Targeted initially for maize breeders in sub-Saharan Africa, the content is based on a successful approach developed at CIMMYT for improving the tolerance of maize to drought and low nitrogen stress. Intended as a supplement to a course for breeders and agronomists of at least BSc level, it deals with the effects of water and N deficits on the maize plant, the level of yield increases to be expected from selection, factors that affect the severity of drought and low N stress in maize, selecting suitable fields for drought and low N screening, managing uniform stress in drought or low N experiments, designing effective experiments and field layouts for stress trials, the choice and analysis of data, and the use of drought and low N screening in a normal breeding program.Collection: CIMMYT Publications Collection
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Targeted initially for maize breeders in sub-Saharan Africa, the content is based on a successful approach developed at CIMMYT for improving the tolerance of maize to drought and low nitrogen stress. Intended as a supplement to a course for breeders and agronomists of at least BSc level, it deals with the effects of water and N deficits on the maize plant, the level of yield increases to be expected from selection, factors that affect the severity of drought and low N stress in maize, selecting suitable fields for drought and low N screening, managing uniform stress in drought or low N experiments, designing effective experiments and field layouts for stress trials, the choice and analysis of data, and the use of drought and low N screening in a normal breeding program.

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