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Breeding and selection for drought resistance in tropical maize
Throughout the lowland wet tropics, periodic nonprotracted drought caused by irregular rainfall distribution is responsible for sizable reductions in maize yield. This is particularly true when reduced water availability ...
Toward insect resistant maize for the third world: proceedings of the International Symposium on Methodologies for Developing Host Plant Resistance to Maize Insec'ts
Little more than a decade ago, the development of host plant resistance to maize insects was considered to be a very difficult, if not impracticable, goal of plant breeding, and in some quarters doubts about its feasibility ...
Aflatoxin in Maize: a proceedings of the workshop El Batan, Mexico, April 7-11, 1986
(UNDP; USAID; CIMMYT, 1987)
This proceedings includes papers delivered at the Aflatoxin Workshop held at CIMMYT in April, 1986. Contributed papers present background on the aflatoxin problem, studies of toxicoses, sampling and detection methods, ...
Recent advances in the conservation and utilization of genetic resources: proceedings of the Global maize germplasm workshop
(INIFAP; CIMMYT, 1988)
Even for the nonspecialist, maize genetic resources is an Inherently Interesting subject. It has an engaging history, shaped by people of unusual Intelligence and foresight; It Is currently being transformed by exciting ...
Review of advances in plant biotechnology, 1985-88
(IRRI; CIMMYT, 1989)
There is great potential for biotechnology as a tool in crop breeding. Despite the risk in such upstream research, many plant breeders are becoming more involved in this work to facilitate the rapid exploitation of new ...
Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight and Related Mycotoxins
(CIMMYT; IDRC, 1989)
The four papers included here represent the substance of the information presented during a 2-day workshop on fusarium head blight (FHB) of wheat and related mycotoxin problems, March 30-31, 19a9, in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, ...
Abstracts CIMMYT Workshop on barley yellow dwarf
(Italian Directorate General for Development Cooperation, 1987)