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Molecular approaches for the genetic improvement of cereals for stable production in water-limited environments
Drought is a major problem for the production of the world’s five principal cereals: maize, wheat, rice, pearl millet, and sorghum. Past and current breeding efforts have met the challenge posed by drought with some success. ...
Proceedings of a symposium on corn borers and control measures
(NMRP; CIMMYT, 1988)
There is great potantial for second crop maize production in the Mediterranean which includes Cukurova, Antalya and Aegean regions. However, the production is limited by Com Borers, Ostrinia nubilalis and Sesamia spp. Borer ...
Project week 2002
Fusarium head scab: global status and future prospects
Fusarium head scab of wheat was first reported in England around 1884; however, scab is generally more important in warm and humid areas. The various fusaria that cause scab are among the most variable and insidious fungi. ...
Asian Maize Biotechnology Network (AMBIONET)
The Asian Maize Biotechnology Network (AMBIONET) is a collaborative research and training network established in April 1998 that is aimed at building the biotechnology capacity of national maize programs in Asia. The focus ...
Addressing climate change effects and meeting maize demand for Asia
(GMRI; CIMMYT, 2011)
This includes the extended summaries of the scientific presentations made during the 11th Asian Maize Conference held in Nanning, China, during 7-11 November 2011. The Conference is co-organized by the International Maize ...
Insect resistant maize for Africa (IRMA) project: creating awareness on biotechnology based technologies: report on a workshop
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2001)
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 ...
Insect resistant maize for Africa (IRMA) project
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2000)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project was publicly launched on March 3 2000 with the convening of a Stakeholders Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. About seventy six people, representing different stakeholder groups ...