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Wheat varietal change and adoption of rust resistant wheat varieties in Ethiopia from 2009/10 to 2013/14
This study tracks wheat varietal adoption by farmers in Ethiopia from 2009/10 to 2013/14 and was based on two nearly identical national wheat variety adoption studies undertaken by EIAR and the International Maize and Wheat ...
Exploration of farmers' preferences and perceptions of maize varieties: implications on development and adoption of quality protein maize (QPM) varieties in Zimbabwe
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2014)
Quality protein maize (QPM) technology is relatively new in Zimbabwe and farmer awareness of QPM was low. Participation of smallholder farmers in the development of QPM breeding objectives and dissemination strategies was ...
Drivers of improved maize variety adoption in drought prone areas of Malawi
(Academic Journals, 2012)
This study identifies the determinants of adoption and adoption-intensity of improved maize varieties in Malawi. We estimated a double hurdle model based on household-level survey data collected in the districts of Balaka ...
Chapter 6: Role and challenges of the private seed sector in developing and disseminating climate-smart crop varieties in Eastern and Southern Africa
To address climate change (CC) in eastern and southern Africa (ESA) will require accelerated development and dissemination of crop varieties with climate-smart (CS) traits over the coming decades. However, investment in ...
Product development, testing and advancement process in SEA
Phenotyping for abiotic stress tolerance in maize: drought stress. A field manual
In agriculture, the term drought refers to a meteorological condition in which the amount of water available through rainfall and/or irrigation is insufficient to meet the crop needs for optimal growth and development; ...
EnlACe: La revista de la Agricultura de Conservación No. 24
Newsletter / Bulletin
STMA Bulletin: Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa
(CIMMYT; IITA, 2019)
Over 200 million households in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) depend on maize for food security and their well-being, yet maize yields in this region are very low compared to other parts of the world. Maize farmers face drought ...