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1986 CIMMYT World maize facts and trends: the economics of commercial maize seed production in developing countries
A viable maize seed industry is a key element in the extension of improved maize varieties to Third World farmers. In this report, the worldwide use and price of maize seed is analyzed by seed type. A discussion of issues ...
Recent advances in the conservation and utilization of genetic resources: proceedings of the Global maize germplasm workshop
(INIFAP; CIMMYT, 1988)
Even for the nonspecialist, maize genetic resources is an Inherently Interesting subject. It has an engaging history, shaped by people of unusual Intelligence and foresight; It Is currently being transformed by exciting ...
Seed conservation and distribution: the dual role of the CIMMYT Maize Germplasm Bank
The CIMMYT Maize Germplasm Bank contains a wealth of genetic diversity, mostly in the form of landraces. This publication describes the general composition of the Bank's holdings and the conditions under which they are ...
Managing trials and reporting data for CIMMYT's International Maize Testing Program
This publication provides detailed information and guidelines on trial management and data collection for the various types of trials that make up CIMMYT's international maize testing program. These are distributed to some ...
Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project: annual report 2003-2004
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2005)
The IRMA project is aimed at producing stem borer resistant, locally adapted maize varieties for various Kenyan agro-ecological zones using conventional and biotechnology-mediated approaches, particularly Bt technology. ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2008-2009: Farming for our grandchildren's future - Maize and wheat agriculture and changing climates in developing countries
How can we do it? One idea is to substantially increase farmland, but that solution is problematic. Creating additional farmland would mean clear-cutting forests and jungles, damming more rivers, and escalating the pace ...
Enduring designs for change: an account of CIMMYT's research, its impact, and its future directions
This publication was prepared in commemoration of CIMMYT's 25th anniversary. It consists of three main sections. The first provides an abbreviated account of the Center's research and related activities. The second summarizes ...
CIMMYT maize program, strategic plan: 1995 and beyond
The purpose of the Maize Program strategic planning process is to provoke strategic thinking, decision making and acting - so that the Program shapes its own future rather than merely reacting to events. The process used ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2004-2005: A solid future
Most people in the developing world depend directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. Maize and wheat alone provide nearly half the food by weight and a quarter of the calories for the 4.9 billion people ...