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CIMMYT review 1978
If we profile CIMMYT history in a diagram, we cannot chart a smooth upward-moving line; rather we see a series of steps - each step reflecting a new situation, new problems, -new oPPortunities, and sometimes new leadership ...
CIMMYT review 1975
Between August 1974 and April 1975, the staff of this center conducted a program review. About 40 senior staff members comprised a panel which examined the research plots in the second cycle of 1974. Field visits required ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1975
Scientists in 45 countries throughout the world now participate directly in CIMMYT's international maize progeny, experimental variety and elite experimental variety trials. And, in 1975, CIMMYT staff visited over 40 of ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1974
CIMMYT's maize program--which in 1974 included 154 separate progeny trials in 22 countries, and 84 experimental variety trials in 35 countries--was begun as a cooperative venture of the Government of Mexico and the Rockefeller ...
Quality protein maize
In the concern over the current world food crisis, the importance of maize is often underestimated: hunger is commonly understood as a question of rice ahd wheat. Indeed, while maize is second in production only to wheat ...
Transforming maize farming in Zaire
In 1976, a dozen farmers in Mulunguishi, a tiny village in southeastern Zaire, harvested 6000 kilograms of maize a hectare -a yield that would be respectable for any maize farmer. These farmers were participating in a ...
Egypt's maize army
Egypt has pulled together widely dispersed scientists into an efficient, systematic maize research group. With CIMMYT's help, the foundation is being laid for sharply raising the productivity of the nation's major food crop.
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 ...
International network of agronomic trials: general instructutions bulletin 1977
The International Agronomic Trial Network is designed to test, gather, share technical information, and to economically raise maize yields in the Central American and Caribbean countries. It pretends to standardize the ...
Instructions for the management of the International Maize Adaptation Nursery (IMAN)
It has been known for a long time that varieties of maize differ greatly in their response to different environments, Many varieties are specifically adapted to a very narrow range of climatic or edaphic factors, while ...