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Reducing maize losses to insect pests by enhancing host plant resistance with Bacillus thuringiensis toxin genes
Maize (Zea mays L.) is one of the principal crops in Mexico and other developing countries, where it is used for human and animal nutrition. Insects constitute a major threat to overall production levels of this vital ...
Sixth Stakeholders Meeting: Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA II) Project
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2006)
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 (KARI), with financial support ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1998-1999: Science to sustain people and the environment
The message of this year's annual report is a simple one, but it bears repeating: at CIMMYT we conduct essential science to meet people's essential needs for food, for income, and for a healthy environment. We and our ...
Identifying appropriate germplasm for participatory breeding: an example from the central Valleys of Oaxaca, Mexico
Identifying the appropriate germplasm to be improved is a key component of any participatory breeding effort because of its implications for impacts on social welfare and genetic diversity. This paper describes a method ...
International Maize Testing Unit -- CIMMYT Maize Program
Breeding for drought and nitrogen stress tolerance in maize: from theory to practice
Targeted initially for maize breeders in sub-Saharan Africa, the content is based on a successful approach developed at CIMMYT for improving the tolerance of maize to drought and low nitrogen stress. Intended as a supplement ...
The improvement and promotion of quality protein maize in selected developing countries: 1999 Progress report -- tentative work plan for 2000
During 1999, an important investment in laboratory equipment for ELISA analysis for India and China was made. Visiting scientists were trained in ELISA analysis in Mexico. Superior hybrids and open-pollinated varieties of ...
Proceedings of the eighth asian regional maize workshop: new technologies for the new millennium
This is the proceedings of the Eighth Asian Regional Maize Workshop, held in Bangkok, Thailand, during 5-8 August 2002, and co-sponsored by International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, the Department of Agriculture ...
The genetics and exploitation of heterosis in crops: an internacional symposium
Welcome to the "International Symposium on the Genetics and Exploitation of Heterosis in Crops." Heterosis has significantly increased the productivity and quality of major crops in our century, contributing additional ...