Flowering time in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): a key factor for global adaptability

@article{Kamran2014FloweringTI,
  title={Flowering time in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): a key factor for global adaptability},
  author={Atif Kamran and Muhammad Shaheen Iqbal and D. M. Spaner},
  journal={Euphytica},
  year={2014},
  volume={197},
  pages={1-26}
}
Wheat is one of the most widely cultivated crops and, being the staple diet of more than 40 countries, it plays an imperative role in food security. Wheat has remarkable genetic potential to synchronize its flowering time with favourable environmental conditions. This ability to time its flowering is a key factor for its global adaptability and enables wheat plant to produce satisfactory grain yield under very diverse temperature and soil moisture conditions. Vernalization (Vrn), photoperiod… CONTINUE READING

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