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Threats of tar spot complex disease of maize in the United States of America and its global consequences
(Springer Verlag, 2019)
The emergence and spread of new crop diseases threatens the global food security situation. Phyllachora maydis, one of the three fungal pathogens involved in Tar Spot Complex (TSC) of maize, a disease native to Latin ...
Impact of adoption of drought-tolerant maize varieties on total maize production in south Eastern Zimbabwe
(Taylor & Francis, 2019)
Drought is a huge limiting factor in maize production, mainly in the rain-fed agriculture of sub-Saharan Africa. In response to this threat, drought-tolerant (DT) maize varieties have been developed with an aim to ensure ...
CIMMYT-Kenya annual report
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), by the abbreviation of its Spanish name) is an international, non-profit, agricultural research and training center with its headquarters in Mexico. Its mission ...
The importance of the traditional milpa in food security and nutritional self-sufficiency in the highlands of Oaxaca, Mexico
(Public Library of Science, 2021)
Informe Anual del CIMMYT 2012: La investigacion agrícola para el desarrollo mejora la seguridad
El trabajo del CIMMYT y sus numerosos y valiosos colaboradores de los sistemas de producción de maíz y trigo es más importante que nunca en la historia del centro. La creciente población de nuestro planeta, el cambio en ...
Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA Project): annual report 2006
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2007)
The IRMA project is aimed at producing stem borer resistant, locally adapted maize varieties for various Kenyan agro-ecological zones using conventional and biotechnology-mediated approaches, particularly Bt technology. ...
Insect resistant maize for Africa: anual report 2000
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2000)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project is a joint venture between the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARl), with financial support ...
Factors that transformed maize productivity in Ethiopia
(Springer Verlag, 2015)
Maize became increasingly important in the food security of Ethiopia following the major drought and famine that occurred in 1984. More than 9 million smallholder households, more than for any other crop in the country, ...
Modeling the effect of a heat wave on maize production in the USA and its implications on food security in the developing world
This study uses geo-spatial crop modeling to quantify the biophysical impact of weather extremes. More specifically, the study analyzes the weather extreme which affected maize production in the USA in 2012; it also estimates ...