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Advancement of Maize Germplasm Improvement and Relevant Research

  title={Advancement of Maize Germplasm Improvement and Relevant Research},
  author={Xie Chuan-xiao},
  journal={Journal of Maize Sciences},
Scarcity of available germplasm with good quality,stress tolerance,higher combining ability and mega-environment adaptation has been being the bottle-neck in commercial maize breeding program since 1970's.The genetic vulnerability of maize germplasm used in the development of commercial hybrids has been realized,and germplasm enhancement,improvement and development have been an important activity in maize breeding efforts.This review summarizes the germplasm collection,evaluation,improvement… Expand
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