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Maize breeding in Kenya

Maize breeding in Kenya

Proceedings of the first FAO/SIDA seminar for plant scientists from Africa and the Near East, Cairo, Egypt, 1-20 September 1973: 102-104

The breeding programme at Kitale is described; research is now being directed towards the incorporation of the opaque-2 and brachytic-2 genes into hybrids in order to improve the lysine content and reduce plant height, respectively.

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