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Adoption, management, and impact of hybrid maize seed in India
This paper presents results of a 1995 survey of 864 maize-growing households in six states that account for more than 70% of India's maize area: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. ...
Towards reduced pesticide use for cereal crops in Asia
Several opportunities are available for dramatically reducing the use of agrochemicals in Asia cereal crop production. The first selection of this paper summarizes past trends and future prospects for pesticide use in Asia ...
Maize in Nepal: production systems, constraints and priorities for research
(CIMMYT; NARC, 2001)
Maize cultivation is a way of life for most farmers in the hills of Nepal. It is a traditional crop cultivated as food, feed and fodder on slopping Bari land (rainfed upland) in the hills. It is grown under rainfed conditions ...
Economic and livelihood impacts of maize research in hill regions in Mexico and Nepal: including a method for collecting and analyzing spatial data using Google Earth
To fully assess the impact of new technologies on farmers we need to shift the focus of research from ‘crops’ or ‘commodities’ to the impact pathway which links improved crop germplasm and management to household well-being. ...
Proceedings of the Ninth Asian Regional Maize Workshop
(CAAS; CIMMYT, 2005)
The Ninth Asian Regional Maize Workshop (9th ARMW) had been organized and successfully held in September 5th -9th , 2005 in Beijing. Like its predecessors, the 9th ARMW was three years later than 8th ARMW. It was an important ...
Proceedings of the eighth asian regional maize workshop: new technologies for the new millennium
This is the proceedings of the Eighth Asian Regional Maize Workshop, held in Bangkok, Thailand, during 5-8 August 2002, and co-sponsored by International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, the Department of Agriculture ...
Maize in India: production systems, constraints, and research priorities
Maize is a promising substitute crop allowing diversification from the rice-wheat system in the upland areas of India. The crop has high production potential, provided the available improved hybrids and composites reach ...
Pre-germination anaerobic stress tolerance in tropical maize (Zea mays L.)
(Southern Cross Publishing Group, 2012)
Pre-germination anaerobic stress caused by temporary soil water-logging at the planting and seedling establishment stage is an important constraint for maize (Zea mays L.) production in the tropics, especially in South and ...
Maize-rice cropping systems in Bangladesh: Status and research needs
(david Publishing, 2009)
Maize-rice cropping systems are expanding in Bangladesh. Hybrid maize has increasing demand and value, particularly for poultry feed, while rice remains the traditional dominant starch staple food. Bangladesh maize yields ...