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Breeding Quality Protein Maize (QPM): Protocols for Developing QPM Cultivars

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  • Vivek, B.S.
  • Krivanek, A.F.
  • Palacios-Rojas, N.
  • Twumasi-Afriyie, S.
  • Diallo, Alpha O.
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    This 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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    Paper provided by CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in its series Manuals with number 56179.

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    Date of creation: 2008
    Handle: RePEc:ags:cimmma:56179
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