I= ASSESSMENT OF PHYSIO-GENETIC TRAITS FOR DROUGHT TOLERANCE IN MAIZE
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Title of Thesis
ASSESSMENT OF PHYSIO-GENETIC TRAITS FOR DROUGHT TOLERANCE IN MAIZE

Author(s)
Muhammad Aslam
Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics/ University of Agriculture Faisalabad
Session
2007
Subject
Plant Breeding
Number of Pages
139
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
drought tolerance, maize, drought, genetic variability, gene action

Abstract
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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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3 2 Review Of Literature 6
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  2.1 Effect Of Drought 7
  2.2 Mechanism Of Drought Tolerance 11
  2.3 Agronomic And Physiological Selection Criteria 12
  2.4 How To Cope With Drought 19
  2.5 Genetics And Genomics To Improve Drought Tolerance 22
4 3 Materials And Methods 24
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  3.1 Experimental Conditions 24
  3.2 Plant Materials 24
  3.3 Assessment Of Variability For Drought Tolerance 24
  3.4 Molecular Study 26
  3.5 Development Of Genetics Materials 28
  3.6 Evaluation Of Genetic Materials 29
  3.7 Biometrical Approaches 31
5 4 Results 33
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  4.1 Assessment Of Variability For Drought Tolerance 33
  4.2 Molecular Study 42
  4.3 Genetic Variability 49
  4.4 General Combining Ability Effects 54
  4.5 Specific Combination Ability Effects 57
  4.6 Proportional Contribution Of Lines, Testers And Their Interaction In The Character Expression 66
  4.7 Gene Action 67
  4.8 Heterosis 72
6 5 Discussion 81
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  5.1 Assessment Of Variability For Drought Tolerance 82
  5.2 Genetic Basis Of Drought Tolerance 91
7 6 Summary 95
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8 7 Literature Cited 99
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  7.1 Appendix 125