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Volume 52 Issue 6, November 2012



  • OPINION & POLICY up

    • Nicholas R. Jordan, Donald L. Wyse and Barrett Colombo
      Linking Agricultural Bioscience to Cross-Sector Innovation: A New Graduate Curriculum
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.01.0048
      Crop Science 2012 52:2423-2431
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  • CROP BREEDING & GENETICS up

    • L. F. Samayoa, A. Butrón, P. Revilla, A. Alvarez and R. A. Malvar
      Five Cycles of Mass Selection for Earliness and Ear Appearance under Corn Borer Infestation in the Maize Synthetic BS17
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2011.12.0651
      Crop Science 2012 52:2432-2437
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    • Yuanfeng Hao, Zhenbang Chen, Yingying Wang, Dan Bland, Ryan Parks, Christina Cowger and Jerry Johnson
      Identification of Pm8 Suppressor at the Pm3 Locus in Soft Red Winter Wheat
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.05.0317
      Crop Science 2012 52:2438-2445
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    • L. Velasco and J. M. Fernández-Martínez
      Environmental Stability of Contrasting Seed Tocopherol Profiles in Sunflower
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.03.0185
      Crop Science 2012 52:2446-2452
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    • T. Schulz-Streeck, J. O. Ogutu, Z. Karaman, C. Knaak and H. P. Piepho
      Genomic Selection using Multiple Populations
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.03.0160
      Crop Science 2012 52:2453-2461
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    • Ambuj Bhushan Jha, Thomas D. Warkentin, Valarmathi Gurusamy, Bunyamin Tar’an and Sabine Banniza
      Identification of Mycosphaerella Blight Resistance in Wild Pisum Species for Use in Pea Breeding
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.04.0242
      Crop Science 2012 52:2462-2468
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    • Luis Jonatan Ponce-Molina, Ana María Casas, María Pilar Gracia, Cristina Silvar, Elsayed Mansour, William B.T. Thomas, Günther Schweizer, Markus Herz and Ernesto Igartua
      Quantitative Trait Loci and Candidate Loci for Heading Date in a Large Population of a Wide Barley Cross
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.01.0029
      Crop Science 2012 52:2469-2480
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    • V. T. Nguyen, T. D. Vuong, T. VanToai, J. D. Lee, X. Wu, M. A. Rouf Mian, A. E. Dorrance, J. G. Shannon and H. T. Nguyen
      Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci Associated with Resistance to Phytophthora sojae and Flooding Tolerance in Soybean
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2011.09.0466
      Crop Science 2012 52:2481-2493
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    • Manje Gowda, C. Friedrich H. Longin, Volker Lein and Jochen C. Reif
      Relevance of Specific versus General Combining Ability in Winter Wheat
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.04.0245
      Crop Science 2012 52:2494-2500
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    • Carlos Antônio Fernandes Santos, Danielle Carolina Campos da Costa, Weslany Roberto da Silva and Leonardo Silva Boiteux
      Genetic Analysis of Total Seed Protein Content in Two Cowpea Crosses
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2011.12.0632
      Crop Science 2012 52:2501-2506
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    • M. I. Vales, R. K. Srivastava, R. Sultana, S. Singh, I. Singh, G. Singh, S. B. Patil and K. B. Saxena
      Breeding for Earliness in Pigeonpea: Development of New Determinate and Nondeterminate Lines
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.04.0251
      Crop Science 2012 52:2507-2516
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    • Willmar L. Leiser, H. Frederick W. Rattunde, Hans-Peter Piepho, Eva Weltzien, Abdoulaye Diallo, Albrecht E. Melchinger, Heiko K. Parzies and Bettina I. G. Haussmann
      Selection Strategy for Sorghum Targeting Phosphorus-limited Environments in West Africa: Analysis of Multi-environment Experiments
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.02.0139
      Crop Science 2012 52:2517-2527
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    • Abebe Menkir, Dan Makumbi and Jorge Franco
      Assessment of Reaction Patterns of Hybrids to Striga hermonthica (Del.) Benth. under Artificial Infestation in Kenya and Nigeria
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.05.0307
      Crop Science 2012 52:2528-2537
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    • Bernardo Ordás, Marlon Caicedo, M. Cinta Romay, Pedro Revilla and Amando Ordás
      Effect of Visual Selection During the Development of Inbred Lines of Maize
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.01.0050
      Crop Science 2012 52:2538-2545
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    • Bettina Kessel, Antje Schierholt and Heiko C. Becker
      Nitrogen Use Efficiency in a Genetically Diverse Set of Winter Oilseed Rape ( Brassica napus L.)
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.02.0134
      Crop Science 2012 52:2546-2554
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    • T. Nepolean, S. K. Gupta, S. L. Dwivedi, R. Bhattacharjee, K. N. Rai and C. T. Hash
      Genetic Diversity in Maintainer and Restorer Lines of Pearl Millet
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2011.11.0597
      Crop Science 2012 52:2555-2563
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    • Prasanta K. Subudhi, Arnold Parco, Pradeep K. Singh, Teresa DeLeon, Ratna Karan, Hanamareddy Biradar, Marc A. Cohn, Darshan S. Brar and Takuji Sasaki
      Genetic Architecture of Seed Dormancy in U.S. Weedy Rice in Different Genetic Backgrounds
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.04.0228
      Crop Science 2012 52:2564-2575
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    • E. Okogbenin, C. N. Egesi, B. Olasanmi, O. Ogundapo, S. Kahya, P. Hurtado, J. Marin, O. Akinbo, C. Mba, H. Gomez, C. de Vicente, S. Baiyeri, M. Uguru, F. Ewa and M. Fregene
      Molecular Marker Analysis and Validation of Resistance to Cassava Mosaic Disease in Elite Cassava Genotypes in Nigeria
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2011.11.0586
      Crop Science 2012 52:2576-2586
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    • E. Shakiba, P. Chen, A. Shi, D. Li, D. Dong and K. Brye
      Two Novel Alleles at the Rsv 3 Locus for Resistance to Soybean Mosaic Virus in PI 399091 and PI 61947 Soybeans
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.01.0010
      Crop Science 2012 52:2587-2594
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  • PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES up

    • Blair J. Goates and Harold E. Bockelman
      Identification of New Sources of High Levels of Resistance to Dwarf Bunt and Common Bunt among Winter Wheat Landraces in the USDA-ARS National Small Grains Collection
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.01.0060
      Crop Science 2012 52:2595-2605
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    • Céline Benini, Grégory Mahy, Jean-Marie Jacquemin, Marie-Laure Fauconnier, Patrick du Jardin and Jean-Philippe Bizoux
      Conservation and Management of a Threatened Traditional Agroresource, Ylang-Ylang, in the Indian Ocean Islands
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.03.0147
      Crop Science 2012 52:2606-2618
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    • Matthew W. Blair, Andrea M. Dávila, Ximena Reyes and Teresa Ávila
      Genetic Diversity of Bolivian Accessions of Phaseolus Species Evaluated with Fluorescent Microsatellite Markers
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.01.0034
      Crop Science 2012 52:2619-2627
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    • Hari D. Upadhyaya, Naresh Dronavalli, Sube Singh and S. L. Dwivedi
      Variability and Stability for Kernel Iron and Zinc Contents in the ICRISAT Mini Core Collection of Peanut
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.05.0306
      Crop Science 2012 52:2628-2637
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  • GENOMICS, MOLECULAR GENETICS & BIOTECHNOLOGY up

    • Mahwish Ejaz, Muhammad Iqbal, Armghan Shahzad, Atiq-ur-Rehman, Iftikhar Ahmed and Ghulam M. Ali
      Genetic Variation for Markers Linked to Stem Rust Resistance Genes in Pakistani Wheat Varieties
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.01.0040
      Crop Science 2012 52:2638-2648
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    • Toshiyuki Takai, Yumiko Arai-Sanoh, Norio Iwasawa, Takeshi Hayashi, Satoshi Yoshinaga and Motohiko Kondo
      Comparative Mapping Suggests Repeated Selection of the Same Quantitative Trait Locus for High Leaf Photosynthesis Rate in Rice High-Yield Breeding Programs
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.03.0179
      Crop Science 2012 52:2649-2658
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    • Katarzyna Głowacka, Zygmunt Kaczmarek and Stanisław Jeżowski
      Androgenesis in the Bioenergy Plant Miscanthus sinensis : From Calli Induction to Plant Regeneration
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2011.12.0685
      Crop Science 2012 52:2659-2673
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    • Hongwei Geng, Brian S. Beecher, Zhonghu He and Craig F. Morris
      Physical Mapping of Puroindoline b-2 Genes in Wheat using ‘Chinese Spring’ Chromosome Group 7 Deletion Lines
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.04.0241
      Crop Science 2012 52:2674-2678
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    • Erik R. Rowley, Samuel E. Fox, Douglas W. Bryant, Christopher M. Sullivan, Henry D. Priest, Scott A. Givan, Shawn A. Mehlenbacher and Todd C. Mockler
      Assembly and Characterization of the European Hazelnut ‘Jefferson’ Transcriptome
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.02.0065
      Crop Science 2012 52:2679-2686
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    • Sang-Hyuck Park, Chuansheng Mei, Markus Pauly, Rebecca Garlock Ong, Bruce E. Dale, Robab Sabzikar, Hussien Fotoh, Thang Nguyen and Mariam Sticklen
      Downregulation of Maize Cinnamoyl-Coenzyme A Reductase via RNA Interference Technology Causes Brown Midrib and Improves Ammonia Fiber Expansion-Pretreated Conversion into Fermentable Sugars for Biofuels
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.04.0253
      Crop Science 2012 52:2687-2701
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  • CROP PHYSIOLOGY & METABOLISM up

    • Maria Balota, Thomas G. Isleib and Shyam Tallury
      Variability for Drought Related Traits of Virginia-Type Peanut Cultivars and Advanced Breeding Lines
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.03.0207
      Crop Science 2012 52:2702-2713
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    • James A. Bunce
      Leaf Transpiration Efficiency in Four Corn Cultivars Grown at Elevated Carbon Dioxide
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.05.0268
      Crop Science 2012 52:2714-2717
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    • Yiwei Jiang, Yuan Yao and Yi Wang
      Physiological Response, Cell Wall Components, and Gene Expression of Switchgrass under Short-Term Drought Stress and Recovery
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.03.0198
      Crop Science 2012 52:2718-2727
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    • Ignacio A. Ciampitti, Hao Zhang, Pete Friedemann and Tony J. Vyn
      Potential Physiological Frameworks for Mid-Season Field Phenotyping of Final Plant Nitrogen Uptake, Nitrogen Use Efficiency, and Grain Yield in Maize
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.05.0305
      Crop Science 2012 52:2728-2742
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    • Jing-jing Fang, Wen-Ying Ma, Xue-Qiang Zhao, Xue He, Bin Li, Yi-Ping Tong and Zhen-Sheng Li
      Lower Canopy Temperature is Associated with Higher Cytokinin Concentration in the Flag Leaf of Wheat
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.03.0163
      Crop Science 2012 52:2743-2756
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  • SEED PHYSIOLOGY, PRODUCTION & TECHNOLOGY up

    • Anne M. Gillen, James R. Smith, Alemu Mengistu and Nacer Bellaloui
      Effects of Maturity and Phomopsis longicolla on Germination and Vigor of Soybean Seed of Near-Isogenic Lines
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2011.10.0566
      Crop Science 2012 52:2757-2766
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    • Winthrop B. Phippen and Mary E. Phippen
      Soybean Seed Yield and Quality as a Response to Field Pennycress Residue
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.03.0192
      Crop Science 2012 52:2767-2773
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    • D.B. Egli and M. Rucker
      Seed Vigor and the Uniformity of Emergence of Corn Seedlings
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.01.0064
      Crop Science 2012 52:2774-2782
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    • Papassorn Wattanakulpakin, Songsin Photchanachai, Shuichi Miyagawa and Khanok Ratanakhanokchai
      Loss of Maize Seed Vigor as Affected by Biochemical Changes during Hydropriming
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.02.0089
      Crop Science 2012 52:2783-2793
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  • CROP ECOLOGY, MANAGEMENT & QUALITY up

    • Gabriel G. Erion and Walter E. Riedell
      Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Effects on Cereal Plant Growth and Transpiration
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.02.0138
      Crop Science 2012 52:2794-2799
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    • H. Nakano and S. Tsuchiya
      Yield Response to Cultivar and Sowing Pattern in High-Yielding Rice
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.05.0328
      Crop Science 2012 52:2800-2806
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  • FORAGE & GRAZINGLANDS up

    • Jacob W. Johnson, John H. Fike, Wonae B. Fike, James A. Burger, John F. Munsell, James R. McKenna and Steven C. Hodges
      Millwood and Wild-Type Honeylocust Seedpod Nutritive Value Changes Over Winter
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2011.10.0542
      Crop Science 2012 52:2807-2816
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    • Holly T. Boland, Guillermo Scaglia, David R. Notter, Andrew J. Rook, William S. Swecker and Azenegashe O. Abaye
      Diet Composition and Dry Matter Intake of Beef Steers Grazing Tall Fescue and Alfalfa
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2011.12.0638
      Crop Science 2012 52:2817-2825
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    • T. L. Springer, R. L. Wynia and G. L. Rea
      Field Emergence and Plant Density of Sand Bluestem Lines Selected for Increased Seed Germination
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.02.0108
      Crop Science 2012 52:2826-2829
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    • Juan K. Q. Solomon, Bisoondat Macoon, David J. Lang and Rhonda C. Vann
      Grazing Behavior of Steers on Different Annual Ryegrass and White Clover Forage Systems
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.01.0032
      Crop Science 2012 52:2830-2838
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    • Patrick Conaghan, Pádraig O’Kiely, Magnus A. Halling, Frank P. O’Mara and Lars Nesheim
      Yield and Quality Response of Perennial Ryegrass Selected for High Concentration of Water-Soluble Carbohydrate to Nitrogen Application Rate
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.02.0100
      Crop Science 2012 52:2839-2851
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  • BOOK REVIEWS up

    • A. Goyal and M. Ahmed
      Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.12.0003br
      Crop Science 2012 52:2852-2854
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    • Manjit S. Kang
      Remember Your Humanity: Pathway to Sustainable Food Security
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.12.0004br
      Crop Science 2012 52:2855-2858
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  • REPORT up


    • Thanks to Our Editors, Crop Science, 2012
      doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.04.0006ar
      Crop Science 2012 52:vii-vii
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