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The CIMMYT maize collection: Evaluation of accessions and preliminary breeder core subsets

By: Taba, S | 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): Díaz, J [coaut.] | Norgaard, J [coaut.] | Rivas, M [coaut.] | Rodríguez, M [coaut.] | Vicarte, V [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Mexico, DF (Mexico) CIMMYT : 2003Description: p. 156-157.ISBN: 970-648-106-0.Subject(s): Evaluation | Field experimentation | Latin America | Maize | Phenotypes | Seed collection | Storage | Tropical zones | Genetic resourcesSummary: CIMMYT' s maize genetic resources program has a mandate to conserve tropica1 maize genetic resources. It currently conserves more than 21,000 landrace accessions from the Americas. The seed is conserved both in active and base storage conditions at internationa1 standards. Also, re1ated information such as passport and regeneration data is compiled when CIMMYT receives new accessions from collaborators. Phenotypic diversity has been evaluated among landrace accessions of some of the Latin American maize races and their preliminary breeder core subsets have been developed for use in maize improvement.Collection: CIMMYT Staff Publications Collection
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CIMMYT' s maize genetic resources program has a mandate to conserve tropica1 maize genetic resources. It currently conserves more than 21,000 landrace accessions from the Americas. The seed is conserved both in active and base storage conditions at internationa1 standards. Also, re1ated information such as passport and regeneration data is compiled when CIMMYT receives new accessions from collaborators. Phenotypic diversity has been evaluated among landrace accessions of some of the Latin American maize races and their preliminary breeder core subsets have been developed for use in maize improvement.

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0311|AGRIS 0301|AL-Maize Program

Juan Carlos Mendieta

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