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Effects of conservation tillage on water supply and rainfed maize production in semiarid zones of west-central Mexico
This study analyzes the potential of conservation tillage (CT) for improving maize productivity under a range of soil and rainfall conditions in a semiarid zone of West-Central Mexico, evaluating the consequences of tillage ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1998-1999: Science to sustain people and the environment
The message of this year's annual report is a simple one, but it bears repeating: at CIMMYT we conduct essential science to meet people's essential needs for food, for income, and for a healthy environment. We and our ...
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 ...
Latin American maize germplasm conservation: regeneration, in situ conservation, core subsets, and prebreeding
This publication describes progress in collaborative efforts to document, characterize, regenerate, and conserve (both in seed banks and on-farm in situ) maize seed collections from the Americas since 1998. Participants ...
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 Maize Program, strategic plan: 1995 and beyond
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2004)
The application of biotechnology and its wide range of tools pose new challenges to governments that require biosafety frameworks be in place for the safe and responsible use of the genetically modified organisms and their ...
The flowering of apomixis: from mechanisms to genetic engineering
(IRD; European Commission; CIMMYT, 2001)
Apomixis, the asexual reproduction of plants through seeds, has received increasing attention as technological advances have led to a rapid increase in knowledge about cellular biology, molecular genetics, and the mechanisms ...
The Subtropical, Midaltitude, and Highland Maize Subprogram
This publication describes subtropical, midaltitude, and highland maize ecologies in developing countries, maize germplasm products for those ecologies developed by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center ...
1993/94 CIMMYT world maize facts and trends maize seed industries: emerging roles of the public and private sectors
This report analyzes interactions between public and private sector organizations in the world maize seed industry, with emphasis on the developing world. The analysis includes the share of total maize seed sales in 1992 ...