TITLE

New AgriLife Research germplasm, irrigation management make a difference in corn production

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Biomedical Market Newsletter;9/30/2011, Vol. 21, p168
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the result of a study which shows that germplasm and staygreen technology used by Texas Agrilife Research corn breeders could grow corn on limited water.
ACCESSION #
69746681

 

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