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Title: Phenotyping maize for adaptation to drought
Author: Araus Ortega, José Luis
Serret Molins, M. Dolors
Edmeades, Gregory O.
Keywords: Blat de moro
Genètica vegetal
Plant genetics
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Frontiers Media
Abstract: The need of a better adaptation of crops to drought is an issue of increasing urgency. However, enhancing the tolerance of maize has, therefore, proved to be somewhat elusive in terms of plant breeding. In that context, proper phenotyping remains as one of the main factors limiting breeding advance. Topics covered by this review include the conceptual framework for identifying secondary traits associated with yield response to drought and how to measure these secondary traits in practice.
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It is part of: Frontiers in Physiology , 2012, vol. 3, num. Article 305, p. 1-20
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ISSN: 1664-042X
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Biologia Evolutiva, Ecologia i Ciències Ambientals)

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