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Molecular approaches for the genetic improvement of cereals for stable production in water-limited environments
Drought is a major problem for the production of the world’s five principal cereals: maize, wheat, rice, pearl millet, and sorghum. Past and current breeding efforts have met the challenge posed by drought with some success. ...
Recent advances in the conservation and utilization of genetic resources: proceedings of the Global maize germplasm workshop
(INIFAP; CIMMYT, 1988)
Even for the nonspecialist, maize genetic resources is an Inherently Interesting subject. It has an engaging history, shaped by people of unusual Intelligence and foresight; It Is currently being transformed by exciting ...
Review of advances in plant biotechnology, 1985-88
(IRRI; CIMMYT, 1989)
There is great potential for biotechnology as a tool in crop breeding. Despite the risk in such upstream research, many plant breeders are becoming more involved in this work to facilitate the rapid exploitation of new ...
Breeding and selection for drought resistance in tropical maize
Throughout the lowland wet tropics, periodic nonprotracted drought caused by irregular rainfall distribution is responsible for sizable reductions in maize yield. This is particularly true when reduced water availability ...
Abstracts CIMMYT Workshop on barley yellow dwarf
(Italian Directorate General for Development Cooperation, 1987)
Gorras y sombreros: caminos hacia la colaboración entre técnicos y campesinos. Memoria del taller sobre los métodos participativos de investigación y extensión aplicados a las tecnologías basadas en abonos verdes
Durante más de 40 años, agricultores de México y América Central han desarrollado y refinado, sin aspavientos. el manejo del frijol terciopelo con el maíz. Las organizaciones no gubernamentales y los grupos de investigación ...
Insect resistant maize recent advances and utilization: proceedings of an international symposium held at (CIMMYT)
This publication reports advances in world wide research on the mechanisms and bases of insect resistance in maize; the genetics of resistance; on the biotechnological manipulation of resistance; on techniques for the mass ...
Aflatoxin in Maize: a proceedings of the workshop El Batan, Mexico, April 7-11, 1986
(UNDP; USAID; CIMMYT, 1987)
This proceedings includes papers delivered at the Aflatoxin Workshop held at CIMMYT in April, 1986. Contributed papers present background on the aflatoxin problem, studies of toxicoses, sampling and detection methods, ...