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Mucuna (Kalongonda): the best legume for soil fertility in Malawi
Mucuna pruriens (velvet bean or kalongonda) is a legume, which gets most of its nitrogen (N) from the air and adds N to the soil from the leaves and stems that fail during the season. The more N added to the soil, 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 ...
Insect resistant maize for Africa (IRMA) project
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2000)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project was publicly launched on March 3 2000 with the convening of a Stakeholders Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. About seventy six people, representing different stakeholder groups ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
New maize hybrid in El Salvador
On November 8, 1999, farmers, politicians, scientists, and seed producers in El Salvador witnessed the release of a new maize hybrid that could transform the diets of the poor. Not only does the hybrid, HQ-61, outyield ...
The Puebla Project 1967-69: progress report of a program to rapidly increase corn yields on small holdings
This report has been prepared to provide as complete a picture as possible of what the Puebla Project is, the nature of the joint effort of those participating, and the social and economic implications of the progress ...
CIMMYT's Maize Program: an overview
CIMMYT 1982 Annual report
A non-technical annual report summarizing CIMMYT's activities during the year, with emphasis in financial and special project reporting.
Maize diseases: a guide for field identification
This booklet is designed as a quick guide for identifying maize diseases. It is intended for field use by agricultural technicians and maize producers. The text provides a brief description of some of the principal maize ...
Seed longevity of maize conserved under germplasm bank conditions for up to 60 years
(Oxford University Press, 2021)