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Maize variety options for Africa: Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; IITA; DTMA, 2015)
Determinants of smallholder farmers' hybrid maize adoption in the drought prone Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia
(Academic Journals, 2014)
This paper examines the factors influencing smallholder farmers’ adoption decision of hybrid maize in drought prone Central Rift Valley (CRV) of Ethiopia. The analysis is based on data collected through a questionnaire ...
Molecular genetic diversity and population structure of Ethiopian white lupin landraces: implications for breeding and conservation
(Public Library of Science, 2017)
White lupin is one of the four economically important species of the Lupinus genus and is an important grain legume in the Ethiopian farming system. However, there has been limited research effort to characterize the ...
Curriculum and modules for quality protein maize (QPM) training
This QPM course curriculum has been prepared to acquaint ATVET students on the production and benefit of quality protein maize. It is presented under three competencies describe the basic features of QPM (genetics, history ...
A quality protein maize (QPM) manual for agricultural extension in Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; CGIAR, 2017)
This manual introduces the key features of QPM, its nutritional benefits and importance, and techniques of production. It gives an updated information about the QPM varieties that are available for commercial production ...
Quality Protein Maize (QPM): a guide to the technology and its promotion in Ethiopia
This guide book introduces the nutritional benefits of QPM over conventional maize varieties and presents a brief overview of its historical development. It also provides information on QPM varieties available for commercial ...
Factors that transformed maize productivity in Ethiopia
(Springer Verlag, 2015)
Maize became increasingly important in the food security of Ethiopia following the major drought and famine that occurred in 1984. More than 9 million smallholder households, more than for any other crop in the country, ...