volume 48, issue 2, P29-49 2015
DOI: 10.1515/cerce-2015-0028
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M. Almeselmani, A. Al-Rzak Saud, K. Al-Zubi, S. Al-Ghazali, F. Hareri, M. Al-Nassan, M.A. Ammar, O.Z. Kanbar, H. Al-Naseef, A. Al-Nator, A. Al-Gazawy, J.A. Teixeira Da Silva

Abstract: Abstract Water stress, which limits the distribution and productivity of durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.) in the Mediterranean region, is also considered to be a major factor reducing yield in semiarid regions. Improving drought resistance is thus an important objective in plant breeding programs for rainfed agriculture. The current study was carried out to identify drought-tolerant durum wheat lines among 10 lines and one variety (Douma1, the control) in the first and second settlement zones in the Sou…

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