list of research publications supported by the STMA project for the year 2019
has been compiled. Breakthrough research findings cover adoption studies,
evaluation of new maize breeding methodologies, identification of genetic
markers for accelerated maize improvement for various stresses including maize
lethal necrosis resistance, drought and heat tolerance,…
et al, 2019. Productivity and production risk effects of adopting
drought-tolerant maize varieties in Zambia published in the International
Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management is accessible here
Awata et al, 2019. Maize
lethal necrosis and the molecular basis of variability in concentrations of the
causal viruses in co-infected maize plant, published in the Journal of General
and Molecular Virology is accessible here
Awondo, S.N. et al, 2019. Multi-Site
Bundling of Drought Tolerant Maize Varieties and Index Insurance, published in
the Journal of Agricultural Economics is accessible here.
Buchaillot MB et al, 2019.
Evaluating maize genotype performance under low nitrogen conditions using RGB
UAV phenotyping techniques, published in Sensors. Accessible here
V et al, 2019. Doubled haploid technology for line development in maize:
technical advances and prospects, published in Theoretical and Applied
Genetics. Accessible here.
Chaikam, V. et al, 2019. Genome-wide
association study to identify genomic regions influencing spontaneous fertility
in maize haploids, published in Euphytica, accessible here.
Katengeza, S.P. et al, 2019. Adoption
of Drought Tolerant Maize Varieties under Rainfall Stress in Malawi, published
in the Journal of Agricultural Economics. Accessible here.
R.W. et al, 2019. Impact of adoption of drought-tolerant maize varieties on
total maize production in south Eastern Zimbabwe, published in the Climate and
Development. Accessible here.
et al, 2019. Genetic dissection of maternal influence on in vivo haploid
induction in maize, published in The Crop Journal (in press)
Simtowe, F. et al, 2019. Impacts of
drought-tolerant maize varieties on productivity, risk, and resource use:
Evidence from Uganda, published in the Land Use Policy Journal. Accessible here.
Simtowe, F. et al, 2019. Heterogeneous
seed access and information exposure: implications for the adoption of
drought-tolerant maize varieties in Uganda, published in the Agricultural and
Food Economics Journal. Accessible here.
Sitonik, C. et al, 2019. Published in
Theoretical and Applied Genetics. Genetic architecture of maize chlorotic
mottle virus and maize lethal necrosis through GWAS, linkage analysis and
genomic prediction in tropical maize germplasm. Accessible here.
Tigist Mideksa Damesa et al, 2019. Comparison
of weighted and unweighted stage-wise analysis for genome-wide association
studies and genomic selection, to be published in Crop Science. The PhD
dissertation is accessible here.
Wegary, D. et al, 2019. Molecular
diversity and selective sweeps in maize inbred lines adapted to African
highlands, published in Nature Scientific Reports. Accessible here.
Wender et al 2019. Performance and
Yield Stability of Maize Hybrids in Stress-prone Environments in Eastern Africa, published in the Crop Journal. Accessible here.
reported but published in 2018
Araus JL et al, 2018. Phenotyping: New Crop
Breeding Frontier. In: R. A. Meyers (ed.), Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Science and Technology, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer
Das B et al, 2018. Identification
of low N tolerant donors for maize breeding in sub-Saharan Africa. Published in
Euphytica and accessible here.
Yuan Y et al., 2018. Genome-wide
association mapping and genomic prediction analyses reveal the genetic
architecture of grain yield and flowering time under drought and heat stress
conditions in maize. Published in Frontiers in Plant Science and accessible here.