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Proceedings of the first maize workshop
The impact of CIMMYT's outreach programs is largely dependent upon the quality of information, materials, training and coordination emanating from its core program in Mexico and from the highly effective cooperative network ...
The diffusion of hybrid maize in Western Kenya
The study described in the following chapters is one of a series aimed at enlarging understanding of the factors impinging on the edoption of new maize and wheat technology. Bener understanding a f the elements shaping the ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1975
Scientists in 45 countries throughout the world now participate directly in CIMMYT's international maize progeny, experimental variety and elite experimental variety trials. And, in 1975, CIMMYT staff visited over 40 of ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1974
CIMMYT's maize program--which in 1974 included 154 separate progeny trials in 22 countries, and 84 experimental variety trials in 35 countries--was begun as a cooperative venture of the Government of Mexico and the Rockefeller ...
Quality protein maize
In the concern over the current world food crisis, the importance of maize is often underestimated: hunger is commonly understood as a question of rice ahd wheat. Indeed, while maize is second in production only to wheat ...
Egypt's maize army
Egypt has pulled together widely dispersed scientists into an efficient, systematic maize research group. With CIMMYT's help, the foundation is being laid for sharply raising the productivity of the nation's major food crop.
Maize diseases: a guide for field identification
This booklet is designed as a quick guide for identifying maize diseases. It is intended for field use by agricultural technicians and maize producers. The text provides a brief description of some of the principal maize ...
UNDP-CIMMYT Global research project: (Phase 3): Progress Report to August 1977
(CIMMYT, 1977, 08)
The progress made in the various aspects of the UNDP-CIMMYT Global Research Project "Research and training in the development of High Lysine Maize" during the period September 1976 to August 1977 is presented in this report. ...
Report of UNDP-CIMMYT Global research project (Phase 3): March 1979
Within the past fourteen years, the task of breeding for nutritionally superior maize types has been greatly facilitated by the discovery of the biochemical effects of the opaque-2 and floury-2 genes. Through manipulation ...
Report of UNDP-CIMMYT Global research project 9: To March 30, 1974
The following report presents the progress made in the various aspects of UNDP-CIMMYT Global Research Project "Research and Training in the Development of High Lysine Maize". The report covers the period from March 1973 - ...