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Author: James Harvey Sanders
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: breeding, brood, stallions, mares, selection, stock, management, foals, horses, principles, general, heredity, applied, horse, business, instructions
Number of Pages: 228
Published:
ISBN-10: 1440047227
ISBN-13: 9781440047220
23450

Author: Unknown
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
Keywords: breeding, rice, hybrid, heterosis
Number of Pages: 189
Published: 1994
ISBN-10: 0387582061
ISBN-13: 9780387582061

Rice is the most important food crop of the developing world and the demand for it is growing. Provided here is a concise account of hybrid breeding in rice, a newly deployed breeding approach to increase the yield. Research on heterosis, male sterility systems, outcrossing mechanisms, disease/insect management, and grain quality considerations in hybrid rice are reviewed. The book contains a wealth of useful information for practicing hybrid rice breeders, seed producers, researchers, and students of plant breeding.
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Author: Michael L. Morris
Publisher: CIMMYT
Keywords: developing, countries, research, breeding, international, maize, impacts
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 9706480919
ISBN-13: 9789706480910

Why maize is different from other crops; Investment in maize breeding research; Products of maize breeding research; Adoption of modern varieties (MVs); Economic benefits associated with MV adoption.
26343

Author: K. S. Fischer
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
Keywords: environments, prone, drought, rice, breeding
Number of Pages: 106
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 9712201899
ISBN-13: 9789712201899

Know your target environment; Breeding to improve yield under adverse environments: direct selection for grain yield; Breeding to improve yield under adverse environments: indirect selection using drought-tolerance traits; Case studies of the application of approaches for breeding for drought tolerance.
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Author: S. S. Virmani
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
Keywords: manual, breeding, rice, hybrid
Number of Pages: 194
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 9712201031
ISBN-13: 9789712201035

Heterosis breeding and hybrid rice; Male sterility systems in rice; Organization of hybrid rice breeding program using CMS system; Source nursery; CMS maintenance and evaluation nursery; Testcross nursery; Restorer purification nursery; Backcross nursery; Combining ability nursery; Breeding rice hybrids with TGMS system; Nucleus and breeder seed production of A, B, R, and TGMS lines; Seed production of experimental rice hybrids; Evaluation of experimental rice hybrids; Improvement of parental lines; Methods of enhancing the levels of heterosis; Quality assurance procedures in hybrid rice breed
44648

Author: He Zhonghu
Publisher: CIMMYT
Keywords: breeding, results, years, shuttle, exchange, germplasm, collaboration, wheat, china, cimmyt
Number of Pages: 96
Published:
ISBN-10: 9686923950
ISBN-13: 9789686923957
54981

Author: Marianne Bänziger
Publisher: CIMMYT
Keywords: maize, theory, practice, tolerance, stress, drought, nitrogen, breeding
Number of Pages: 69
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 9706480463
ISBN-13: 9789706480460

Introduction - why breed for drought and low N tolerance?; Conceptual framework - breeding; Conventional approaches to improving the drought and low N tolerance of maize; Conventional approaches challenged; The challenge of breeding for drought and low N tolerance; Maize under drought and low N stress; Conceptual framework - physiology; Water and the maize plant; Nitrogen and the maize plant; Maize under drought and low N stress - consequences for breeding; Stress management; Drought; Low N stress; Statistical designs and layout of experiments; Increasing the number of replicates; Improved sta
35586
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