Increase In Protein, Oil, Amylose and Amylopectin Contents of Two Populations of Maize (Zea Mays L.) After Two Cycles of Reciprocal Recurrent Selection

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This research was conducted at the teaching and research farm of the Department of Crop Production and Landscape Management, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, from 2006 to 2012 cropping seasons to develop maize populations of increase protein, oil, amylose and amylopectin contents. Total of eight (8) maize varieties were used for the study and were… (More)

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