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Better wheat germplasm for good seasons and high inputs

Dreccer, F., Macdonald, B., Condon, A. G., Rebetzke, G. J., McIntyre, C. L., Paccapelo, V., Peake, A. S. and Forrest, K. (2020) Better wheat germplasm for good seasons and high inputs. GRDC Update .

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Abstract

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New wheat germplasm has been identified that lodges less than Australian cultivars EGA Gregory , Suntop and LRPB Spitfire.
From the favourable genetic markers identified in the new germplasm, only a proportion was present in a database of 502 Australian varieties, suggesting that there is room for improving lodging tolerance in high yielding wheats.

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Crop and Food Science
Keywords:wheat, high yield potential, lodging, irrigation, high nitrogen, phenotyping, pre-breeding
Subjects:Science > Botany > Genetics
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Soils. Soil science
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Methods and systems of culture. Cropping systems
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Improvement, reclamation, fertilisation, irrigation etc., of lands (Melioration)
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Fertilisers
Plant culture > Food crops
Plant culture > Field crops > Grain. Cereals
Plant culture > Field crops > Wheat
Plant pests and diseases
Deposited On:24 Sep 2020 04:45
Last Modified:24 Sep 2020 04:45

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