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Conduct and management of maize field trials
(CIMMYT; IITA, 2012)
Technicians and technologists are indispensable research support personnel. In the agronomic sciences, technicians handle all aspects of research execution from seed preparation for planting through management of field ...
Farmer access and differential impacts of zero tillage technology in the subsistence wheat farming systems of West Bengal, India
The present study was carried out with the broad objective of assessing the patterns of adoption and farm profitability potentials of conservation agriculture (CA) in the three northern “disadvantaged districts” of West ...
DTMA highlights for 2012/13
Launched in 2007, the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) project aims to mitigate drought and other constraints to maize production in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It targets to increase yields by 20 to 30%, benefiting ...
Characterization of maize producing households in Machakos and Makueni Districts in Kenya
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2010)
The Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) initiative aims to address the challenge of combating the impacts of drought on people’s livelihoods, food security and economic development. It links the efforts of several ...
The Impact of CIMMYT wheat germplasm on wheat productivity in China
(CIMMYT; CGIAR, 2015)
This study examines the factors that affected wheat total factor productivity (TFP) growth in China, with a focus on China’s collaboration with the wheat breeding program of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement ...
Effects of S1 recurrent selection for provitamin A carotenoid content for three open-pollinated maize cultivars
(Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), 2014)
Maize (Zea mays L.) cultivars with increased concentrations of provitamin A (proVA) carotenoids can improve the health of millions of consumers who are vitamin A deficient and rely on maize as a staple food. Three ...
Training session on varietal purity and maintenance
Approaches and progress in maize product delivery