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El mejoramiento del maiz en Mexico: Avances actuales y proyeccion hacia el futuro
(Sociedad Mexicana de Historia Natural, 1961)
Actualmente existe una tremenda variación en los maíces mexicanos. Esta variación incluye desde las formas primitivas y mantenidas por los indígenas para propósitos ceremoniales, hasta las modernas variedades de origen ...
Gains in maize genetic improvement in Eastern and Southern Africa: I. CIMMYT hybrid breeding pipeline
(Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), 2017)
Monitoring of genetic gain in crop genetic improvement programs is necessary to measure the efficiency of the program. Periodic measurement of genetic gain also allows the efficiency of new technologies incorporated into ...
Exploration of farmers' preferences and perceptions of maize varieties: implications on development and adoption of quality protein maize (QPM) varieties in Zimbabwe
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2014)
Quality protein maize (QPM) technology is relatively new in Zimbabwe and farmer awareness of QPM was low. Participation of smallholder farmers in the development of QPM breeding objectives and dissemination strategies was ...
Ukulinywa kwenhlanyelo yomumbu yohlobo lweHybrid lamaOpen Pollinated Varieties (OPVs)
(FAO; CIMMYT, 2006)
Inhlanyelo yomumbu iyimihlobo emibili, iHybrid leOpen Pollinated Variety (OPV). Ihybrid yinhlanyelo etholakala ngemva kokuhlanganisa abazali (inbred lines) ababili, abathathu kumbe abane. Inhlanyelo yeOPV itholakala ngemva ...
Adoption and continued use of improved maize seeds: Case study of Central Ethiopia
(Academic Journals, 2010)
The literature on agricultural technology is limited on the issue of the continued use of an agricultural technology after it is adopted. This paper analyzes the factors that explain adoption as well as continued use of ...
DT Maize: a quarterly bulletin of the Drougth Tolerant Maize for Africa Project
DT Maize is a quarterly publication of the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Its aim is to inform partners and the general public at large about developments ...
Implications of hill farmers' agronomic practices in Nepal for crop improvement in maize
(Cambridge University Press, 2004)
An agro-ecological analysis of the maize component of an agroforestry system in the eastern mid-hills of Nepal was conducted in 1999. The aim of the study was to understand farmers' current maize cultivation practices as ...
SIMLESA Program Semi-Annual Report: July 2013-December 2013
(CIMMYT; ACIAR, 2014)
The Sustainable Intensification of Maize-Legume cropping systems for food security in Eastern and Southern Africa (SIMLESA) is a multi-stakeholder collaborative research programme managed by the International Maize and ...