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CAB Reviews

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The world population is increasing at an alarming rate, and there is a continued need to increase crop productivity to meet the food requirements. To meet the ever-increasing demand for food, cytoplasmic male-sterility (CMS) has been successfully exploited to develop hybrids for increasing crop...

Author(s)
Dhillon, M. K.; Sharma, H. C.; Smith, C. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 068, pp 1-16

Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) forms the staple food for millions of people and provides good quality fodder for cattle in the arid and semi-arid regions. This review highlights progress made and future challenges in stabilizing its production at higher levels than at present in these regions...

Author(s)
Yadav, O. P.
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1996, 66, 2, pp 157-163

The commercial production of hybrid seed of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) is based on cytoplasmic-genic male sterility, commonly referred to as cytoplasmic male sterility. Among the available sources of male sterile cytoplasm, the A1 source has been exploited most in breeding commercial F1...

Author(s)
Yadav, O. P.
Citation
Plant Breeding Abstracts, 1994, 64, 10, pp 1375-1379

Author(s)
Nwanze, K. F.; Harris, K. M.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Review of Agricultural Entomology, 1992, 80, 12, pp 1133-1155

A review dealing with origin and distribution, botany, breeding and cytogenetics, physiology, agronomy (including establishment, forage production, management systems, response to fertilizer and other aspects), forage quality and utilization of hybrid Pennisetum. Causes of sterility have been...

Author(s)
Muldoon, D. K.; Pearson, C. J.
Citation
Herbage Abstracts, 1979, 49, 5, pp 189-199

A review dealing with origin and distribution, botany, breeding and cytogenetics, physiology, agronomy (including establishment, forage production, management systems, response to fertilizer and other aspects), forage quality and utilization. Causes of sterility have been elucidated, but F1 hybrids ...

Author(s)
Muldoon, D. K.; Pearson, C. J.
Citation
Herbage Abstracts, 1979, 49, 5, pp 189-198

Author(s)
Saunders, A. R.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Herbage Reviews, 1935, 3, Sept., pp 128-135

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