An environmental problem with grain sorghums

Taylor, A.O. (1973) An environmental problem with grain sorghums. Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference of the Agronomy Society of New Zealand , 3. pp. 57-62.

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Short periods of cool nights (<13 deg C) at a critical stage in floral development appear to restrict nutrient supply to the developing pollen grains and this leads to male sterility. Chilling-tolerant germplasm has been found in material collected in north-eastern Africa and is being incorporated into acceptable agronomic types both in New Zealand and the USA.

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Pl. Physiol. Div., DSIR, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
Subjects: Plant Production
Environmental Science > Environment
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Mr. SanatKumar Behera
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2012 09:00
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2012 09:01

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