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Chapter 7. Fast-tracking the development and dissemination of a drought-tolerant maize variety in Ethiopia in response to the risks of climate change
(The Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers; Springer, 2019)
Climate change projections suggest increased frequency of drought in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The replacement of old varieties of maize with new drought-tolerant (DT) varieties will be crucial to respond to ...
Chemical weed management in maize (Zea mays L.) under conservation agricultural systems: an outlook of the Eastern Gangetic Plains in South-Asia
Maize is a widely grown cereal after rice and wheat and contributes almost 5% to the global dietary supply. In the Eastern Gangetic Plains (EGP) including India, Bangladesh, and Nepal, maize is an emerging cash crop, because ...
Chapter 6: Role and challenges of the private seed sector in developing and disseminating climate-smart crop varieties in Eastern and Southern Africa
To address climate change (CC) in eastern and southern Africa (ESA) will require accelerated development and dissemination of crop varieties with climate-smart (CS) traits over the coming decades. However, investment in ...