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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 ...
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 ...
1988 Mid year progress report: CIMMYT Central American / Caribean regional maize program
According to the priorities established in the work plan of 1988-1989, CIMMYT staff based in Guatemala spent 18 weeks traveling in El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Haiti, Panama, Costa Rica, Republica Dominicana, and Cuba ...
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 ...
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 ...
Training at CIMMYT
Training is a major activity at CIMMYT. The principal objective of the Center's various training programs is to increase the professional expertise of agricultural research personnel in developing countries. After completing ...
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 ...
Perfil del maiz, El Salvador sus implicaciones en el establecimiento de prioridades de investigacion
La república de El Salvador tiene una extensión territorial de 21,256 Kilómetros cuadrados y es el país más densamente poblado (288 habitantes/Km2) de la América Central. Su tasa de crecimiento demográfico (3.01 % anual) ...
Cotton varietal adoption and yields in the irrigated Punjab: Results from 1986-1988
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1989)
Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum), the silver fiber, is an important crop of Pakistan and occupies a key position in the economy, providing significant foreign exchange. This crop is mainly grown in the southern part of the ...
Aflatoxin in Maize: a proceedings of the workshop El Batan, Mexico, April 7-11, 1986
(UNDP; USAID; CIMMYT, 1987)
This proceedings includes papers delivered at the Aflatoxin Workshop held at CIMMYT in April, 1986. Contributed papers present background on the aflatoxin problem, studies of toxicoses, sampling and detection methods, ...