Early-season growth in relation to region of domestication, seed size, and leaf traits in common bean

@inproceedings{Sexton1997EarlyseasonGI,
  title={Early-season growth in relation to region of domestication, seed size, and leaf traits in common bean},
  author={Peter Sexton and Christine M Peterson and Kenneth J. Boote and Jeffrey W. White},
  year={1997}
}
In common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) large-seeded lines (which are predominately of Andean background) have a smaller relative growth rate (RGR) during early season growth (up to 30 days after sowing) than do lines with small seed size (which are predominately of Mesoamerican background). Growth analyses, single-leaf gas exchange, and internal leaf anatomy were studied during vegetative growth for 16 lines of common bean (9 Andean and 7 Mesoamerican) at Palmira and Popayan, Colombia, and for… CONTINUE READING

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