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- Jenks, Matthew A., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Industrial crops and products 2016 v.79 pp. 77-83
- drought; Brassica napus; heritability; epicuticular wax; alcohols; biochemical polymorphism; heat stress; phenotypic variation; leaves; metabolism; heat; oils; temperate zones; oilseed crops; waxes; stress tolerance; chemical composition; biochemical pathways; agronomic traits; fuels; alkanes
- ... Brassica napus L. is one of the most important oilseed crops in the world, providing oil and protein used for food, fuel, and industrial purposes. Despite high oil yields and desirable agronomic traits, its geographical range is mainly limited to temperate climates, and oil yields and quality are negatively impacted by drought and heat stress. Leaf cuticular waxes are known to protect plants from ...