Temperate Maize and Heterosis

Hallauer, A.R. (1999) Temperate Maize and Heterosis. In: The Genetics and Exploitation of Heterosis in Crops. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, pp. 353-361. ISBN 978-0-89118-255-9

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This paper discusses the inbred-hybrid concept and its influence on the development of methods to increase maize (Zea mays) yields in temperate areas, maize heterotic groups and selection for cross performance.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Maize, Temperature, Cultivars, Hybrid vigor, Heterosis.
Author Affiliation: Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-1010, USA.
Subjects: Plant Production
Crop Improvement
Divisions: Maize
Depositing User: Mr Balakrishna Garadasu
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2013 11:31
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2013 11:32
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/1999.geneticsandexploita...
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/9712

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