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Soybean isoflavones (SIs) are phytoestrogens that competitive with estrogens in body. Although SIs play an important role in reproduction, their role in testicular development in roosters is unknown. This study was conducted to investigate the effect of SIs on testicular development and serum...

Heng Dai; Zhang Tao; Tian Ye; Yu ShangYu; Liu WenBo; Xu KaiLi; Liu Juan; Ding Yu; Zhu BaoChang; Yang YanZhou; Zhang Cheng
Elsevier B. V.
Animal Reproduction Science, 2017, 177, pp 124-131
CAB ReviewFull Text

Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) and northern corn rootworm (Diabrotica barberi (Smith and Lawrence)) are major pests of maize in the USA. These pests have been managed with a variety of tactics over the last century. Both Diabrotica spp. have adapted to crop rotation...

February 2017
arthropod pests; bacterial insecticides; biological control agents; chemical control; crop damage; genetic engineering; genetic transformation; genetically engineered organisms; insect control; insect pests; insecticides; integrated control; integrated pest management; maize; natural enemies; pathogens; pest control; pest management; pests; plant pests; resistance management; reviews; RNA interference; techniques; transgenic plants
Ludwick, D. C.; Hibbard, B. E.
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Funding for the sequencing was provided by Suntory group, an international food and beverage company based in Tokyo. Now available for immediate use...

January 2017
David Hemming
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The objective of this paper was to estimate the genetic divergence among 49 soybean (Glycine max L. Merrill.) genotypes to assist grain quality-focused breeding programs in the choice of progenitors. The genetic divergence was estimated using the Mahalanobis generalized distance from the...

Rodrigues, J. I. da S.; Arruda, K. M. A.; Cruz, C. D.; Barros, E. G. de; Piovesan, N. D.; Moreira, M. A.
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Ciência Rural, 2017, 47, 2, pp e20151258

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