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Wheat Production Constraints in Tropical Environments
This proceedings includes papers delivered at the Conference on Wheat Production Constraints in; Tropical Environments held at Chiang Mai, Thailand, in January 1987. Contibuted papers; describe and analyze the range of ...
Wheats for More Tropical Environments, A Proceedings of the International Symposium
This publication contains the proceedings of an international symposium on wheat production and research in tropical environments, held in Mexico on 24-28 September, 1984. In addition to the 43 contributed papers, it ...
Environmental consequences of agricultural commercialization in Asia
Agroindustrialization and agricultural commercialization are both consequences of economic growth and urbanization. Commercialization of agricultural systems leads to greater market orientation; progressive substitution ...
Towards reduced pesticide use for cereal crops in Asia
Several opportunities are available for dramatically reducing the use of agrochemicals in Asia cereal crop production. The first selection of this paper summarizes past trends and future prospects for pesticide use in Asia ...
Downy mildew resistance in maize (Zea mays L.) across Peronosclerospora species in lowland tropical Asia
Downy mildew (DM) is one of the most destructive diseases of maize in the humid sub-tropical and tropical regions of Asia. The most effective and efficient way of managing losses due to DM is to develop durable host-plant ...
Pre-germination anaerobic stress tolerance in tropical maize (Zea mays L.)
Pre-germination anaerobic stress caused by temporary soil water-logging at the planting and seedling establishment stage is an important constraint for maize (Zea mays L.) production in the tropics, especially in South and ...
Molecular marker-assisted breeding options for maize improvement in Asia
Maize is one of the most important food and feed crops in Asia, and is a source of income for several million farmers. Despite impressive progress made in the last few decades through conventional breeding in the ?Asia-7? ...
Proceedings of the Fifth Asian Regional Maize Workshop
(Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry-CIMMYT, 1993)