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Genetics of drought tolerance in Maize


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Maize (Zea mays L.) is word''s second leading cereal crop in respect of area and production with the possibility of raising two grain crops in a year, it forms important component of the agricultural economy of Pakistan.Drought results in reduced crop yield, pasture deterioration and livestock death. It strongly affects the production of cereals and poses a serious threat to the food security of households, countries and even entire subcontinents. In future the destructive impact of drought may grow, as the climate change becomes a reality. The maize crops may experience reductions of grain yields when submitted to water deficit during the critical period of crop cycle from tesseling stage to beginning of grain filling.The use of genetics to improve drought tolerance and provide yield stability is an important part of the solution to this problem. Present investigation might be helpful for the readers all over the world as it contained plenty of information regarding drought tolerance in Maize.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC97919
AuthorAmjad Farooq
Number of Pages88
Publishing Year2011-01-06T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeBotany & plant sciences
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandNot defined
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-08-18 00:00:00