Breeding Quality Protein Maize (QPM): Protocols for Developing QPM Cultivars
AbstractThis manual is intended for maize breeders who would like to start developing quality protein maize (QPM) cultivars. It is a compilation and consolidation of several breeding protocols successfully used at CIMMYT over two decades of QPM development and breeding. A brief background and the basic theory of QPM genetics are explained, leading up to detailed methods and procedures of QPM development.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in its series Manuals with number 56179.
Date of creation: 2008
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Zea mays; Plant breeding; Breeding methods; Genetic resources; Protein quality; Protein content; Application methods; Lysine; Tryptophan; Food composition; Crop Production/Industries; F30; Q04;
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