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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. ...
Wellhausen-Anderson plan genetic resources center: operations manual 2004
In 2004, CIMMYT restructured its research programs into six new global and ecoregional programs. One of these, the Genetic Resources Program, is now home to the maize and wheat germplasm collections in CIMMYT’s gene bank. ...
Characterization of maize germplasm grown in Eastern and Southern Africa: results of the 2001 regional trials coordinated by CIMMYT
The Summary Tables present grain yields averaged across sites with significant differences between entries, for each of the five to six environments. Data on agronomic performance such as anthesis date, plant and ear height, ...
Latin American maize germplasm regeneration and conservation
During 1992-96, a collaborative project involving genebanks of 14 countries in Latin America, with economic and/or technical support from USDA under project Noah, the USDA-ARS National Seed Storage Laboratory (NSSL), and ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
Striga weed control with herbicide-coated maize seed
The witchweed Striga decimates maize, millet, sorghum, upland rice and Napier throughout sub-Sahara Africa. From the high plateau of East Africa where peasant farmers struggle to survive on tiny fields of maize, to the ...
Maize productivity gains through research and technology dissemination
This publication contains papers presented at the fifth Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Maize Conference held in Arusha, Tanzania, June, 1996, documenting advances in maize productivity achieved through research and ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2003-2004: Adding value for development
This publication shows how CIMMYT and partners applied quality science in 2003-04 to add value to crops and cropping systems, innovation networks and training activities, and global public goods, thereby improving the ...
Maize food and feed consumption in the developing world
An analysis of trends in maize use in developing countries are presented. The major causes of current trends in maize consumption in these countries is reviewed. Maize feed use in both producing and importing countries is ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2007-2008: Science for farmers and a better food future
After decades of stability, world food prices have jumped more than 80% since 2005. Recent good harvests have brought prices down, but not to pre-2005 levels, and most economists expect food costs to remain at much higher ...