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- Schoper, J. B., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Crop science 1987 v.27 no.1 pp. 27-31
- Zea mays; diallel analysis; temperature; heat stress; heat tolerance; pollen; inbred lines; pollen germination; general combining ability; specific combining ability
- ... High temperatures during maize (Zea mays L.) pollination limit kernel number. Knowledge is limited on the effect of heat stress on both pollen viability and tassel shedding characteristics or of possible heat tolerance sources and testers. The purpose of this research was to determine the tassel response to heat stress, as measured by in vitro pollen viability and shedding characteristics, and the ...