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The field support functions of the agricultural experiment station in the developing countries
A basic requirement of any agricultural research station is a well organized and managed experimental farm. In the past, agricultural research in India had suffered badly due to inadequate attention to this vital need. ...
A comparison of maize diseases in temperate and in tropical environments
Maize is produced primarily in temperate and warm-temperate zones of the world, but its production is increasing in many tropical regions. Some diseases are common to both of these environmental zones, even though their ...
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 ...