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Cover for Perennial field crops.

In Canada, perennial forage crops and rangelands are grown on over 34 million ha, which represent more than 50% of all agricultural land. The productivity of perennial crops depends on climatic conditions. For perennial crops, however, both summer and winter climatic conditions are the determining...

Author(s)
Bertrand, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938222)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analysis of the ascorbate antioxidant pathway in overwintering populations of lucerne (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Medicago sativa</i> L.) of contrasting freezing tolerance.

A recurrent selection protocol, entirely performed under environmentally controlled conditions, was applied to develop lucerne populations selectively improved for their tolerance to freezing (TF populations). Several cycles of recurrent phenotypic selection have been performed in various genetic...

Author(s)
Bertrand, A.; Castonguay, Y.; Laberge, S.; Cloutier, J.; Michaud, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935139)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A bulk segregant approach to identify genetic polymorphisms associated with cold tolerance in lucerne.

This paper discusses the freezing tolerance of lucerne, the molecular bases of cold tolerance of lucerne, the genetic improvement of cold hardiness in lucerne, field selection of genotypes that survived the winter, phenotypic selection under environmentally controlled conditions, marker-assisted...

Author(s)
Castonguay, Y.; Cloutier, J.; Laberge, S.; Bertrand, A.; Michaud, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990590)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper