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Impacts of international maize breeding research in the developing world, 1966-1990
The impacts of maize breeding research for non-temperate environments in the developing world by national agricultural research systems (NARSs) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) over 1966-90 ...
Continuous economic analysis of crop response to fertilizer in on-farm research
This paper proposes a method for building general models based on continuous analysis of data from on-farm research (OFR) in order to derive recommendations for farmers. The data requirements are not excessive for practitioners ...
Exercises in the economic analysis of agronomic data
This publication consists of sixteen exercises which are used in teaching the economic analysis of on-farm experimentation CIMMYT trainees. The exercises focus on the construction of partial budgets and the techniques of ...
Maize production environments revisited: A GIS-based approach
This publication presents a GIS-based approach for revising the descriptions of global maize production environments, called "mega-environments" (MEs), used by CIMMYT and its partners. A cluster analysis was performed on ...
Molecular breeding for maize improvement: An overview
(The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, 2003)
The maize genome is one of the most extensively analyzed among the plant genomes. Consequently, maize has been at the forefront in development and evaluation of an array of molecular markers for varied purposes in genetics ...
Relationship between drought and excess moisture tolerance in maize (Zea mays L.)
(Southern Cross Publishing Group, 2008)
Maize crops grown during summer-rainy season in Asian tropics are prone to face both drought and excess moisture stress due uneven distribution patterns of monsoon rains in the region. We attempted to identify the relationship ...
Doubled haploid technology in maize breeding: theory and practice
This manual is primarily intended for maize breeders in national agricultural research systems and small and medium enterprise seed companies in developing countries who would like to better understand and utilizes the ...
Development, maintenance and seed multiplication of open-pollinated maize varieties
This booklet is intended to aid researchers in meeting one of the critical challenges facing national maize programs in developing countries--which is to develop effective seed production systems for more rapid dissemination ...
The genetics and exploitation of heterosis in crops: an internacional symposium
Welcome to the "International Symposium on the Genetics and Exploitation of Heterosis in Crops." Heterosis has significantly increased the productivity and quality of major crops in our century, contributing additional ...
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 ...