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Improvement of resistance to fusarium root rot through gene pyramiding in common bean
(African Crop Science Society, 2012)
Fusarium root rot (FRR), caused by Fusarium solani f.sp. phaseoli, is one of the most serious root rot diseases of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) throughout the world. Yield losses of up to 84% have been attributed ...
Combining ability of maize inbred lines for performance under low nitrogen and drought stresses
(African Crop Science Society, 2011)
Drought and infertile soils are increasingly the most important stresses affecting maize (Zea mays L.) and causing substantial yield losses in Sub-Saharan Africa. Varieties with improved water use efficiency and/or N would ...