Shovelomics root traits assessed on the EURoot maize panel are highly heritable across environments but show low genotype-by-nitrogen interaction

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Le Marié, Chantal A.; York, Larry M.; Strigens, Alexandre; Malosetti, Marcos; Camp, Karl-Heinz; Giuliani, Silvia; Lynch, Jonathan P.; Hund, Andreas; id_orcid0000-0002-2309-1625;
  • Publisher: ETH Zurich
  • Embargo end date: 2019-10
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3929/ethz-b-000368550, doi: 10.1007/s10681-019-2472-8
  • Subject: Shovelomics | Nitrogen | Genotype environment interaction | Root system architecture | Abiotic stress; Genotype environment interaction; Root system architecture; Nitrogen; Heritability; Shovelomics | Abiotic stress | Heritability

The need for sustainable intensification of agriculture in the coming decades requires a reduction in nitrogen (N) fertilization. One opportunity to reduce N application rates without major losses in yield is breeding for nutrient efficient crops. A key parameter that i... View more
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