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A sampling of CIMMYT impacts, 1999: new global and regional studies
CIMMYT and its partners engage in one of the world’s most ambitious humanitarian endeavors: together, we form a global wheat and maize improvement system that seeks to better the lives of millions of poor farmers and ...
Latin American maize germplasm conservation: regeneration, in situ conservation, core subsets, and prebreeding
This publication describes progress in collaborative efforts to document, characterize, regenerate, and conserve (both in seed banks and on-farm in situ) maize seed collections from the Americas since 1998. Participants ...
Impactos del mejoramiento de maíz en América Latina: 1966-1997
Este informe documenta el número y los tipos de variedades e híbridos de maíz lanzados por los programas públicos de mejoramiento entre 1966 y 1997; describe las variedades e híbridos comercializados por organismos públicos ...
Analysis of maize production in Honduras: linking census data to environment variables through geographic information systems
Because data from traditional censuses are not spatially referenced, biophysical information is generally the only type used to define the spatial domains for targeting technologies. Using existing census data for Honduras ...
Maize production and agricultural policies in Central America and Mexico
This paper reviews trends in maize production and consumption in Central America and Mexico in the context of the political and economic changes taking place in the region since the 1970's. The authors focus on the effects ...
Adoption of maize conservation tillage in Azuero, Panama
An aggressive research and validation program launched in 1984 in Azuero, Panama, yielded a recommendation advocating zero tillage for maize production. Ten years later, maize farmers in Azuero use , land preparation ...
Impacts of maize breeding research in Latin America, 1966-97
This report documents the number and types of maize varieties and hybrids released by public breeding programs between 1966 and 1997, describes the varieties and hybrids marketed by public seed agencies and private companies ...
An economic analysis of the abonera maize production system in the Atlantic Coast of Honduras
This paper compares the economics of the abonera maize production system, in which maize is grown in rotation with a green manure crop (velvetbean, mucuna deeringiana), with traditional bush-fallow cultivation of maize in ...
Results of CIMMYT'S regional maize agronomy trial network across Central America and the Caribbean
CIMMYT's collaborative Agronomic research in Central America and the Caribbean began in 1988 with the initiation of a series of similar trials across the region. Three types of trials were established: interseeding of ...
1988 Mid year progress report: CIMMYT Central American / Caribean regional maize program
According to the priorities established in the work plan of 1988-1989, CIMMYT staff based in Guatemala spent 18 weeks traveling in El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Haiti, Panama, Costa Rica, Republica Dominicana, and Cuba ...