Climatic Adaptation and Ecological Descriptors of 42 Mexican Maize Races

@article{Corral2008ClimaticAA,
  title={Climatic Adaptation and Ecological Descriptors of 42 Mexican Maize Races},
  author={Jos{\'e} Ariel Ru{\'i}z Corral and No{\'e} Dur{\'a}n Puga and Jos{\'e} de Jes{\'u}s S{\'a}nchez Gonz{\'a}lez and J. Ron Parra and Diego Raymundo Gonz{\'a}lez Eguiarte and James Brendan Holland and Guillermo Medina Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Crop Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={48},
  pages={1502-1512}
}
To better understand the range of adaptation of maize (Zea mays L.) landraces, climatic adaptation intervals of 42 Mexican maize races were determined. A database of 4161 maize accessions was used to characterize altitudinal and climatic conditions where the 42 maize races grow, yielding ecological descriptors for each race. Using the geographical coordinates of the collection sites of each accession, their climatic conditions were characterized using the geographic information system IDRISI… Expand

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