Yield and kernel nutritional quality in normal maize and quality protein maize cultivars exposed to ozone.

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Summary of "Yield and kernel nutritional quality in normal maize and quality protein maize cultivars exposed to ozone."

Tropospheric ozone (O ) being phytotoxic impacts global food security. Present study investigated yield responses and kernel quality traits of two maize cultivars [DHM117: normal maize (NM)] and [HQPM1: quality protein maize (QPM)]. Cultivars were exposed to two doses of elevated O viz. NFC+15 and NFC+30 ppb O above ambient level (NFC, non-filtered chambers) while filtered chambers served as control.


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Name: Journal of the science of food and agriculture
ISSN: 1097-0010


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