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Better wheat germplasm for good seasons and high inputs

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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 .


Article Link: https://grdc.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0036/39...


Take home messages
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
Live Archive:24 Sep 2020 04:45
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:46

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