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Sorghum pre-breeding contributions to genetic advancement

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Jordan, D. R. (2013) Sorghum pre-breeding contributions to genetic advancement. In: Australian Summer Grains Conference June 17-19th, 2013, Gold Coast, Australia.

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The sorghum core breeding program has had a long history of contributing to the productivity of the industry particularly through its contributions to traits such as midge resistance and stay-green and also through its contribution to grain yield per se. 100% of the commercial hybrids on the market have some genetics from the program. In this presentation we will provide an overview of what the program does, how the benefits of its research get to industry and the future directions of the program. With respect to the latter we will focus on opportunities to increase grain yield.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Business groups:Crop and Food Science
Subjects:Science > Botany > Genetics
Plant culture > Field crops > Sorghum
Live Archive:21 Aug 2014 06:54
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:49

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