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Random S5 inbreds derived from three F2 maize (Zea mays L.) populations (L1934 × LP918, LP915 × LP2541 and L7310 × L7266) were selected for ear rot resistance after inoculation with a low-fumonisin producing isolate belonging to F. proliferatum. The four less susceptible and the four most susceptible inbreds from each population were crossed and F1 seeds(More)
3 This paper analyzes the structural reform process that has been taking place in Uruguay since the return to democracy in 1985. Three main questions oriented the research: why reform? what kind of reform? and, how well did the reform perform? The main focus is on the pro-market reforms as they have been summarized in the so-called Washington Consensus, but(More)
Uruguay generates different kinds of policy outcomes. First, relatively stable policies, such as the commercial and financial openness of the country. Second, inflexible and low quality policies, such as those related to social policies, some areas of the State reform (civil servants’ wages and hiring mechanisms), the bankruptcy regime, and so on. Third,(More)
Since ancient times, grain seed for sowing has been a precious commodity. Moreover, the rising demand for food to meet the needs of a fast growing population, the trend of natural resources erosion and the inequality in income distribution lead us to think that it will become even more valuable in the future. Currently, the use of genetic engineering in the(More)
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