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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 ...
CIMMYT review 1980
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 ...
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 ...
Insect pests of maize : a guide for field identification
Focusing mainly on the tropics and subtropics, this pocket-size guidebook is designed to help readers recognize insect pests of maize through 94 color photographs as well as descriptions of the damage caused by each pest, ...
Maintien et multiplication de semences de varietes de mais a fecondation libre
This booklet is intended to aid researchers in meeting one of the critical challenges facing national maize programs in developing countries: to develop effective seed production systems for more rapid dissemination of ...
Enfermedades del maiz : una guía para su identificación en el campo
Este folleto se preparo a manera de guia rapida para la identificacion de enfermedades del maiz en el campo. El proposito es que sirva a productores y tecnicos agricolas. El texto describe brevemente algunas de las principales ...