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The behaviour of yield and some agronomic characters in reciprocal crosses of thirty Egyptian cultivars of maize, Zea mays L

Galal, S, Jr; Hindi, L.; El Fattah A.A.

Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenzuchtung 70(2): 129-135


Accession: 000218952

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Two indigenous Egyptian open-pollinated varieties, Sabeini White and Sids Local, which are respectively early, low-yielding flint and late, high-yielding dent types, were reciprocally crossed with 28 local varieties and twelve characters were studied. Significant reciprocal differences for various characters were observed in twelve out of the 28 crosses involving Sabeini White in 1968 and in three of the crosses involving Sids Local.

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