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Evaluation of Triticum dicoccum x Aegilops tauschii-derived synthetic Hexaploid wheats

By: Lage, J | Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT), Mexico DF (Mexico) | Arnel R. Hallauer International Symposium on Plant Breeding Mexico, DF (Mexico) 17-22 Aug 2003.
Contributor(s): Andersen, S.B [coaut.] | Skovmand, B [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Mexico, DF (Mexico) CIMMYT : 2003Description: p. 152-153.ISBN: 970-648-106-0.Subject(s): Aegilops AGROVOC | Bread | Crossbreeding | Developing Countries | Diploidy | Evaluation | Food crops | Hexaploids | Maize | Quality | Rice | Triticum dicoccum | Triticum turgidum AGROVOC | Wheat | Yield increases | Triticum aestivum AGROVOCSummary: Wheat (Trincum aestivum) is one of the three major food crops in the developing world, together with maize and rice, and demand for high yielding, high quality, and stress-resistant wheat cultivars is increasing. Although genetic diversity in existing germplasm stills seems considerable, expanding it through novel means may help meet this demand. One method of introducing novel genetic variability into the bread wheat gene pool is through synthetic hexaploid wheats produced from crosses between tetraploid T. turgidum species and diploid Aegilops tauschii. This paper summarizes the evaluation of the genetic diversity found in a group of synthetic hexaploid wheats derived from T. dicoccum and Ae. tauschii. References including detailed information on methods and results are listed.Collection: CIMMYT Staff Publications Collection
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Wheat (Trincum aestivum) is one of the three major food crops in the developing world, together with maize and rice, and demand for high yielding, high quality, and stress-resistant wheat cultivars is increasing. Although genetic diversity in existing germplasm stills seems considerable, expanding it through novel means may help meet this demand. One method of introducing novel genetic variability into the bread wheat gene pool is through synthetic hexaploid wheats produced from crosses between tetraploid T. turgidum species and diploid Aegilops tauschii. This paper summarizes the evaluation of the genetic diversity found in a group of synthetic hexaploid wheats derived from T. dicoccum and Ae. tauschii. References including detailed information on methods and results are listed.

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0311|AGRIS 0301|AL-Wheat Program|AL-Maize Program

Juan Carlos Mendieta

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