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- Jose Crossa, et al. Show all 13 Authors
- Crop science 2013 v.53 no.4 pp. 1335-1346
- climate; climate change; corn; drought; genotype; heat; heat stress; heat tolerance; inbreeding; water stress; Southern Africa
- ... Low maize (Zea maysL.) yields and the impacts of climate change on maize production highlight the need to improve yields in eastern and southern Africa. Climate projections suggest higher temperatures within drought-prone areas. Research in model species suggests that tolerance to combined drought and heat stress is genetically distinct from tolerance to either stress alone, but this has not been ...