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Earthworm activity and soil structural changes under conservation agriculture in central Mexico
Crop residue mulching combined with zero tillage and crop rotation, known as conservation agriculture (CA), is being promoted as an alternative system to revert soil degradation in maize-based farming in the central highlands ...
Striga hermonthica parasitism in maize in response to N and P fertilisers
Parasitism by the parasitic weed, Striga hermonthica (Striga), constitutes a major biological constraint to maize production in sub-Sahara Africa. Nutrient deficiency is known to aggravate Striga infestation and in a number ...
New maize offers better livelihoods for poor farmers
(CIMMYT; IITA; NDA; EUROPEAN UNION; SDC; ARC-LNR; MPUMALANGA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; NPDAE; DFID; GTZ, 3/13/2014)
Combined small RNA and degradome sequencing reveals novel miRNAs and their targets in response to low nitrate availability in maize
Background and Aims MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play an important role in the responses and adaptation of plants to many stresses including low nitrogen (LN). Characterizing relevant miRNAs will improve our understanding of nitrogen ...
Doubled haploid technology in maize breeding: theory and practice
This manual is primarily intended for maize breeders in national agricultural research systems and small and medium enterprise seed companies in developing countries who would like to better understand and utilizes the ...
옥수수 육종에 배가반수체기술의 이용 : 이론과 실제
초록: 이 책은 일차적으로 육종프로그램의 DH 기술을 더 잘 이해하고 이용하고자 하는 국가농업연구 시스템과 개발도상국의 중소 종자회사들의 옥수수 육종가들을 위한 것이다. 호헨하임 대학과 공동으로 성공적으로 개발되고 특히 멕시코에서 DH 계통 육성 CIMMYT Global Maize 프로그램에 이용되는 프로토콜 뿐 아니라 각국 의 옥수수 유전학자와 육종가들의 도움으로 축적된 지식을 편집, 통합한 ...
Preferences and constraints of maize farmers in the development and adoption of improved varieties in the mid-altitude, sub-humid agro-ecology of Western Ethiopia
Understanding farmers' production constraints and preferences is important in maize breeding, especially underlying successful adoption of improved varieties and their production packages. This study was conducted to assess ...