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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department / School

Plant Science

First Advisor

Kevin D. Kephart


The objectives of this study were: (i), to compare genetic differences in morphology and CID between 'Garrison' and Turkish accessions of creeping foxtail; (ii), to evaluate use of NIRS in analyzing CID in creeping foxtail; (iii), to determine if any relationships exist between morphology and CID which could be used as a selection tool to breed for increased WUE.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Foxtail -- Genetics
Foxtail -- Morphology
Foxtail -- Drought resistance




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