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Chimanga cha makolo, hybrids and composites: farmers' adoption of maize technology in Malawi, 1989-90
During the 1989-90 and 1990-91 cropping seasons, researchers from CIMMYT and the Evaluation Units of the Malawian Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) collected data to profile farmers' adoption behavior and varietal choices, and ...
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 research and production in Guatemala
The maize research and production program of Guatemala has made important contributions to Guatemalan farmers, to CIMMYT's own maize research program, and to the national research efforts of other countries.
Virulencia de la roya amarilla del trigo en las principales zonas productoras de riego en Mexico
(Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias, 2009)
La roya amarilla del trigo (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) causa pérdidas importantes en el rendimiento en trigo (Triticum aestivum L.), sembrado en condiciones de riego, debido a que el hongo tienen la capacidad de ...
Productividade de trigo (Triticum aestivum (L.) thell.) com tolerância ao alumínio tóxico no solo
(Embrapa Informação Tecnológica, 1994)
Existem afirmações de que aos genes de tolerância ao alumínio (Al) deviam estar ligados genes que limitariam o potencial de rendimento do trigo. Essas afirmações eram baseadas nos resultados de programas de melhoramento ...
Probing the gene pools: spring x winter crosses in bread wheat
Ripening winter wheat fields in Oregon. Both developed and developing country growers stand to gain from the collaborative spring x winter research program described in this article.
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 ...
Durum wheat: new age for an old crop
CIMMYT's development of short, widely adapted durum wheats has enhanced the food production prospects of durum-producing nations. Scientists at CIMMYT and in national cereal programs are working together to combine high ...
Caracterización de razas cubanas de maíz (Zea mays l.) Mediante marcadores agromorfológicos en la colección nacional del cultivo
(Ediciones INCA, 2009)
Cuban maize (Zea mays L.) races constitute a potential of high genetic value for Cuba and the Caribbean region. This work was aimed at characterizing Cuban races by means of agro-morphological markers in the national crop ...