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- Schoper, J., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Crop science 1998 v.38 no.6 pp. 1597-1602
- Zea mays; plant breeding; recombinant DNA; seeds; landraces; transgenic plants; gene flow; gene expression; inbred lines; color; wild relatives; pollination; females; Mexico
- ... Pollen containment may be necessary to prevent the dissemination of novel genes from transgenic crops into sexually compatible land races or wild relatives in locations where these are grown or occur naturally in the same vicinity. Routine maize (Zea mays L.) breeding activities employ controlled pollinations and are sometimes done in areas where land races or wild relatives are known to occur. Th ...