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Proceedings of the Second Asian Regional Maize Workshop
The Second Asian Regional Maize Workshop, held in 1986 at various locations in Indonesia, encouraged participants to compare research approaches, results and products. The proceedings contains a series of country reports ...
World maize facts and trends, CIMMYT Report one: analysis of changes in production, consumption, trade, and prices over the last two decades
CIMMYT's mandate covers two of the world's major cereal crops, maize and wheat. Fifty-three countries of the developing world have over 100,000 hectares sown to maize; these countries represent three-fourths of the popu ...
Insect pests of maize: a guide for field identification
Focusing mainly on the tropics and subtropics, this pocket-size guidebook is designed to help readers recognize insect pests of maize through 94 color photographs as well as descriptions of the damage caused by each pest, ...
Maize in the Mampong-Sekodumasi area of Ghana: results of an exploratory survey
In cooperation with researchers in many national agricultural research programs, CIMMYT has sought to develop procedures which help to focus agricultural research squarely on the needs of farmers. The process involves ...
Maize in north Veracruz State, Mexico: farmer practice and research opportunities
This report exemplifies the short, well-focuses formal survey emphasized in CIMMYT's on-farm research procedures. The survey was done in northern Veracruz, Mexico, where CIMMYT Maize Production Training carries out on-farm ...
Maize production regions in developing countries
The most promment distinguisbing characteristics of maize-growing reglons in developing countries are given here in tabular form, along with sallent features of each region. Eaeh region is designated by a number, which ...
Efficient mass rearing and infestation techniques to screen for host plant resistance to maize stem borers, Diatraea sp.
One of a three-part series, this bulletin presents the techniques developed and experience accumulated at CIMMYT over the past six years in mass rearing and infestation with three maize stem borers--diatraea saccharalis ...
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 ...
Efficient mass-rearing and infestation techniques to screen for host plant resistance to fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda
One of a three-part series, this bulletin presents techniques developed at CIMMYT and other locations for mass rearing and infestation with the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) for screening and development of maize ...
On-farm research and extension linkages: experience from Zambia's Eastern province, 1982/88
After half a dozen years of field implementation, on-farm research programmes in southern Africa have developed research results which are now being passed onto extension for dissemination to farmers. Given the system, ...