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Breeding potential of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) in Mozambique
(University of the Free State, 2008-05)
English: This study represents the first comprehensive genetic study based on local cultivars of Mozambique. Five cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) parents were crossed in a full diallel. The parents and F1 progeny were ...
Improvement strategies for yield potential, disease resistance and drought tolerance of Zimbabwean maize inbred lines
(University of the Free State, 2012-06)
English: Breeding for drought and low N tolerant genotypes in Zimbabwe is an important intervention that will see the country curbing the food in-security problem. Both CIMMYT and DR&SS maize germplasm was used in this ...
Diallel and stability analysis of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2005-11)
English: Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) is an important fiber crop world wide, and has a great potential for its multipurpose uses. It could play a significant role in future fiber supply in Southern Africa. Six diverse ...
Mycotoxigenic fungi associated with ear-rots in Zimbabwe: identification and inheritance of resistance in southern and West African maize inbred lines
(University of the Free State, 2015-06)
English: Fumonisin, a mycotoxin produced by Fusarium verticillioides, is an intrinsic constraint in maize (Zea mays L.) that has received a low level of attention in Zimbabwe, despite existence of laws nationally and ...