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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 ...
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 ...