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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 ...
U.S. Universities - CIMMYT Maize Conference: on collaboration toward mutual LDC production objectives
Maize scientists and administrators from US Universities, CIMMYT, the developing nations, and USAID attended this conference to review the status of maize programs at CIMMYT, identify the possibility of collaborative ...
CIMMYT Research Highlights 1986
A report on research of special interest in maize and wheat improvement, as well as crop management and commodity and policy analysis. The 1986 Highlights covers, among other topics, the role of crop physiology in maize ...
Farmer managed verification of improved maize technology: results and experiences from SWAT, 1985
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1986)
On the basis of a diagnostic survey in 1984 and results of previous on farm experiments, a series of twelve verification trials were planted in the Swat Valley (average altitude of 1000 m.a.s.l.) in 1985. These trials were ...
Breeding and selection for drought resistance in tropical maize
Throughout the lowland wet tropics, periodic nonprotracted drought caused by irregular rainfall distribution is responsible for sizable reductions in maize yield. This is particularly true when reduced water availability ...
CIMMYT's maize germplasm management, improvement, and utilization program
Improving the maize plant is the subject of this publication. It first outlines several population improvement schemes and then focuses on the approach that CIMMYT has adopted in its own maize program. The structure and ...
Proceedings of the Third Asian Regional Maize Workshop
(CAAS; CIMMYT, 1988)
The main activity of the Asian Regional Maize Program of CIMMYT (ARMP) is the collaboration with the National Maize Programs in the region in the development of improved technology conductive to the increase of production ...
1986 CIMMYT World maize facts and trends: the economics of commercial maize seed production in developing countries
A viable maize seed industry is a key element in the extension of improved maize varieties to Third World farmers. In this report, the worldwide use and price of maize seed is analyzed by seed type. A discussion of issues ...
Maize production practices and problems in Egypt: results of three farmer surveys
The results of three surveys of Egyptian maize farmers are reported. Two of the surveys, carried out in different parts of Egypt, describe farmers' practices and circumstances. The third survey monitors an on-farm experimental ...
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 ...