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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 ...
Enfermedades del maiz: una guía para su identificación en el campo
Este folleto se preparo a manera de guia rapida para la identificacion de enfermedades del maiz en el campo. El proposito es que sirva a productores y tecnicos agricolas. El texto describe brevemente algunas de las principales ...
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 ...
Simple statistics for manual analysis of farm survey data
Insect pests of maize: a guide for field identification
Focusing mainly on the tropics and subtropics, this pocket-size guidebook is designed to help readers recognize insect pests of maize through 94 color photographs as well as descriptions of the damage caused by each pest, ...
Aflatoxin in Maize: a proceedings of the workshop El Batan, Mexico, April 7-11, 1986
(CIMMYT; UNDP; USAID, 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, ...
Development, maintenance and seed multiplication of open-pollinated maize varieties
This booklet is intended to aid researchers in meeting one of the critical challenges facing national maize programs in developing countries--which is to develop effective seed production systems for more rapid dissemination ...
CIMMYT Maize International Testing Program 1983: final report
The 1983 Final Report of the International Maize Testing Program includes trial summaries of data received from February 16 to December 15, 1984. Data from 1983 trials received after December 16, 1984 will be in cluded as ...
CIMMYT Research Highlights 1986
A report on research of special interest in maize and wheat improvement, as well as crop management and commodity and policy analysis. The 1986 Highlights covers, among other topics, the role of crop physiology in maize ...