Preliminary Evaluation of Exotic Maize Germ Plasm1
- H. H. Kramer and
- A. J. Ullstrup
Sources of resistance to common corn rust, southern corn rust, and 2 leaf blights were isolated from maize introductions. A large number of mutant endosperm and seedling characters were uncovered by selfing. Preliminary study of combining ability with a well-established single-cross hybrid, Wf9 ✕ Hy, showed that very few introductions can be expected to provide additional yield factors but that the greatest contribution will come from introductions which are in themselves relatively desirable.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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