Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "Zea mays"
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(2016-11-30)The long-term carbon balance of the agricultural Midwestern United States will depend on the interactions between climate, land use decisions, plant biology, and biogeochemistry. In agricultural systems, C storage is fully ...
Studies on sweet corn: Stewart's wilt forecasting, the effect of maize dwarf mosaic on foliar diseases, and herbicide sensitivity (2010-05-18)Diseases and sensitivity to P450-metabolized herbicides can limit the production of high quality sweet corn. Separate studies were done to determine the probability of exceeding 1% and 5% incidence of Stewart’s wilt on ...
Understanding the physiological and molecular basis of chilling tolerance across species of the C4 genera Miscanthus and Spartina (2012-06-27)Increasing demand and decreasing reserves of oil together with uncertainties in external supply and global atmospheric change has created a need for alternative and renewable fuel sources. Plant based fuels are expected ...