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Quantitative trait loci for root and shoot seedling traits of maize at low temperature

By: Hund, A | Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT), Mexico DF (Mexico) | Arnel R. Hallauer International Symposium on Plant Breeding Mexico, D.F. (Mexico) 17-22 Aug 2003.
Contributor(s): Fracheboud, Y [coaut.] | Frascaroli, E [coaut.] | Salvi, S [coaut.] | Soldati, A [coaut.] | Stamp, P [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Mexico, DF (Mexico) CIMMYT : 2003Description: p. 176-177.Subject(s): Germination | Maize | Photosynthesis AGROVOC | Roots AGROVOC | Seedlings | Temperature | Zea mays AGROVOCDDC classification: 631.53 Summary: Early vigour improvement is a relevant breeding goal for the adaptation of maize (Zea mays L.) to the spring conditions of central Europe and the northem Mediterranean climate because early sowing is an important strategy to avoid summer drought. Apart from uniform germination and seedling estab1ishment, at least two factors are considered to be of major importance for vigorous early seedling development under long-term mild chilling stress. These inc1ude functional photosynthetic apparatus and a well differentiated root system. The scope this study was the examination of morpho-physiological traits at long term chilling stress to eluddate their phenotypic and genetic relationship.Collection: CIMMYT Publications Collection
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Early vigour improvement is a relevant breeding goal for the adaptation of maize (Zea mays L.) to the spring conditions of central Europe and the northem Mediterranean climate because early sowing is an important strategy to avoid summer drought. Apart from uniform germination and seedling estab1ishment, at least two factors are considered to be of major importance for vigorous early seedling development under long-term mild chilling stress. These inc1ude functional photosynthetic apparatus and a well differentiated root system. The scope this study was the examination of morpho-physiological traits at long term chilling stress to eluddate their phenotypic and genetic relationship.

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0309|AGRIS 0301|AL-Maize Program

Juan Carlos Mendieta

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