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CIMMYT maize hybrids for latin america: Head-to-head analysis and probability of outperforming the best check
The best-performing maize hybrid sent to Latin America in 1994 as part of the first CIMMYT international hybrid trials, and later used as a regular check in trials, was CML247 x CML254, a cross between two excellent CIMMYT ...
Factors explaining the diffusion of hybrid maize in Latin America and the Caribbean region
If future demand for maize in Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC) is to be met from local sources, domestic production must continue to increase. Because further expansion in the area planted to maize is precluded ...
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 ...
Public and private investments in maize research in Mexico and Guatemala
This paper describes the relationship between public and private sector research and seed production in Mexico and Guatemala. The focus is on public agricultural research institutes and local and multinational seed