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Developing agricultural research personnel
We all share concern in the rapidly increasing world population; many demographers now estimate that this increase may be forty percent within the next ten years. Such projections suggest that national average yields must ...
National production programs for introducing high-quality protein maize in developing countries
Spurred by the needs of a protein-hungry world, maize research has moved rapidly over the past 10 years. Maize breeders, biochemists, and nutritionists have combined their efforts to develop maize varieties and hybrids ...
Current status of plant resources and utilization
Cereal food deficits in the Developing Market Economies could swell to an estimated 100 million tons by 1985, if crop production growth continues at a 2.0 per cent annual rate. For perspective, such a deficit can be compared ...
Maize improvement: a multi-disciplinary approach
In thinking about integrated agricultural research and production, our thoughts should span the complete process -- the activities and functions involved from first crossings in the breeding nursery through harvest at the ...