Evaluation of drought tolerance in contrasting cassava varieties under a Brazilian semi-arid environment.

Abstract

In this work, cassava varieties considered contrasting for drought tolerance were field evaluated to study the effect of the water deficit on their performance and to identify the best traits to be used in breeding programs for drought tolerance.

Citation

Alves, A.; Dita, M.; Silva, A.; Oliveira, A.; Setter, T. Evaluation of drought tolerance in contrasting cassava varieties under a Brazilian semi-arid environment. Presented at the First Scientific Meeting of the Global Cassava Partnership (GCP-I), Ghent, Belgium, 21-25 July 2008. (2008) 1 pp.

Evaluation of drought tolerance in contrasting cassava varieties under a Brazilian semi-arid environment.

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