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Regional wheat workshop: eastern, Central and Southern Africa, and Indian Ocean
(NPBS; CIMMYT, 1985)
It is well recognised that the rate of development 1n agriculture, is greatly influenced, among other factors, by the quality of national institutions responsible for research and development programmes. The availability ...
Strategies for strengthening and scaling up community-based seed production
Maize is the primary source of calories in the diet of many resource-poor farm families in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). International agricultural research centers, in collaboration with national ...
Drought - tolerant maize for subsistence farmers in Southern Africa
Southern Africa, where maize is a highly valued staple for small-scale, resource-poor farmers and their families, and where drought repeatedly threatens or destroys harvests and livelihoods.
Regional symposium on wheat and triticale
(Institute of Agronomical Studies; CIMMYT, 1980)
The regional Symposium of wheat and Triticale held in Rwanda in 1980 brought together French speaking and English speaking wheat and triticale workers in Africa. Their presentations have been edited to a minimum in order ...
International wheat breeding research in Eastern and Southern Africa, 1966-97
This paper describes and analyzes some of the impacts of wheat improvement research in seven countries in the Eastern and Southern regions of Africa. the countries South Africa, Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, ...
Breeding and disseminating quality protein maize (QPM) for Africa
(Academic Journals, 2007)
Quality protein maize (QPM) describes a range of maize cultivars with twice the content of limiting amino acids lysine and tryptophan compared with conventional maize, and has been developed to help reduce human malnutrition ...
Farmer perceptions on maize cultivars in the marginal eastern belt of Zimbabwe and their implications for breeding
(African Crop Science Society, 2006)
Productivity of maize ( Zea mays check for this species in other resources ) is low in the small-holder sector of Zimbabwe because the crop is grown under stress-prone environments and limited resources. The objective of ...