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International Maize Testing Unit -- CIMMYT Maize Program
Reducing maize losses to insect pests by enhancing host plant resistance with Bacillus thuringiensis toxin genes
Maize (Zea mays L.) is one of the principal crops in Mexico and other developing countries, where it is used for human and animal nutrition. Insects constitute a major threat to overall production levels of this vital ...
Report on the Asian maize biotechnology network , (AMBIONET) training course
The application of biotechnology is key in a strong breeding program as breeders seek to develop new maize varieties that are high-yielding, stress-tolerant and input-efficient. Biotechnology holds a lot of promise for ...
CIMMYT Publications catalogue 1999
This catalogue is intended to provide readers with the information they need to order our publications. The catalog is organized into several sections. The first section lists new and forthcoming publications of general ...
Soil fertility network for maize-based farming systems: report of the period 1 October 1994 to 30 September 1995
The goal of the Network is to help smallholder farmers in Malawi and Zimbabwe produce higher, more sustainable and profitable yields from their dominant maize-based cropping systems. The Network aims to achieve that through ...
The CIMMYT Maize Program: 1997-98 research highlights
The CIMMYT Maize Program helps the poor in developing countries by increasing the productivity of resources committed to maize while protecting natural resources. It accomplishes this by preserving, improving, and distributing ...
Seed, soil, and science: networking for sustainable maize farming in Central America and the Caribbean
The Regional Maize Program (Programa Regional de Maíz, or PRM) A networks of maize researchers from nine countries and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico. With funding and guidance from ...
The improvement and promotion of quality protein maize in selected developing countries: 1999 Progress report -- tentative work plan for 2000
During 1999, an important investment in laboratory equipment for ELISA analysis for India and China was made. Visiting scientists were trained in ELISA analysis in Mexico. Superior hybrids and open-pollinated varieties of ...
Development, maintenance and seed multiplication of open-pollinated maize varieties
The procedures for the production of maize hybrid seed and maintenance of parental lines are well documented. However, not much has been written on the development, maintenance, and multiplication of improved open pollinated ...