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Genetic diversity of African maize inbred lines revealed by SSR markers
(BioMed Central, 2007)
Knowledge of genetic diversity (GD) and relationships among maize inbred lines is indispensable in a breeding program. Our objectives were to (1) investigate the level of genetic diversity among maize inbred lines and (2) ...
Maize value for money proposition
The spread of stem rust caused by Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici, with Virulence on Sr31 in wheat in Eastern Africa
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2006)
Races of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici with combined virulence to Sr13 and Sr9e in a field stem rust screening nursery in Ethiopia
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2012)
North American durum lines, selected for resistance to TTKSK (Ug99) and related races of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici in Kenya, became susceptible in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, suggesting the presence of stem rust races ...
First report of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici races with virulence to wheat stem rust resistance genes Sr31 and Sr24 in Eritrea
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2011)
Molecular characterization of diverse CIMMYT maize inbred lines from eastern and southern Africa using single nucleotide polymorphic markers
(BioMed Central, 2012)
Background: Knowledge of germplasm diversity and relationships among elite breeding materials is fundamentally important in crop improvement. We genotyped 450 maize inbred lines developed and/or widely used by CIMMYT ...
Farmers' wheat seed sources and seed management in the Enebssie area, Ethiopia
(IARC; CIMMYT, 1998)
This study in Enebssie area, Ethiopia, aimed to identify farmers' wheat seed acquisition and transfer mechanisms; explore problems related to those mechanisms; document the status of previously released wheat varieties; ...
Adoption of improved wheat technologies by small-scale farmers in Mbeya District, Southern Highlands, Tanzania
(United Republic of Tanzania; CIMMYT, 2001)
This study was conducted to gain an understanding of how small-scale farmers in Mbeya District have adopted improved wheat technologies promoted by the wheat research program at MARTI-Uyole. The specific objectives were ...
Options for pro-poor maize seed market segmentation in Kenya
(Academic Journals, 2011)
New agricultural technologies have to be affordable to make a difference in poor farmers? livelihoods. Their cost to the poor can be reduced through subsidies by the public sector or humanitarian use exemption from ...
Assessing the potential economic impact of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) maize in Kenya
(Academic Journals, 2011)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) project is currently developing Bt maize for Kenya. So far, Bt genes with resistance to Chilo partellus, Chilo orichalcociliellus, Eldana sacharina, and Sesamia calamistis, four ...