Field Phenotyping Strategies and Breeding for Adaptation of Rice to Drought

Abstract

This paper is a section of the book “Drought phenotyping in crops: from theory to practice” (Monneveux Philippe and Ribaut Jean-Marcel eds, published by CGIAR Generation Challenge Programme. Texcoco, Mexico). The section describes recent experience in drought phenotyping in rice which is one of the most drought-susceptible crops. The section contains genetic and genomic resources for drought adaptation and methods for selection of drought-resistant varieties in rice. In appendix, there is experience from Thailand on integration of direct selection for grain yield and physiological traits to confer drought resistance.

Citation

Fischer, K.S.; Fukai, S.; Kumar, A.; Hei Leung; Jongdee, B. Field Phenotyping Strategies and Breeding for Adaptation of Rice to Drought†. Frontiers in Physiology (2012) 3: 282. [DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00282]

Field Phenotyping Strategies and Breeding for Adaptation of Rice to Drought

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