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Newsletter / Bulletin
Africa maize stress project: developing and disseminating stress tolerant maize for sustainable food security in West, Central and East Africa
(CIMMYT; IITA, 2014)
As of November 1997, CIMMYT and IITA are working with researchers in the region to develop and deliver high-yielding maize-along with related crop management practices-that withstands the crop's major foes and suits the ...
Eastern Africa regional maize nursery: project report for 1997 and 1998
A Regional Eastern Africa collaborative maize nursery project was initiated with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation in 1998. The project facilitates development of disease resistant maize varieties for eastern Africa. ...
Towards self sufficiency
This workshop aims to create a better awareness among maize researchers of their mutual problems and approaches to solving them, as well as to strengthen regional cooperation.
Maize productivity gains through research and technology dissemination
This publication contains papers presented at the fifth Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Maize Conference held in Arusha, Tanzania, June, 1996, documenting advances in maize productivity achieved through research and ...
Characterization of maize germplasm grown in Eastern and Southern Africa: results of the 2001 regional trials coordinated by CIMMYT
The Summary Tables present grain yields averaged across sites with significant differences between entries, for each of the five to six environments. Data on agronomic performance such as anthesis date, plant and ear height, ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
Striga weed control with herbicide-coated maize seed
The witchweed Striga decimates maize, millet, sorghum, upland rice and Napier throughout sub-Sahara Africa. From the high plateau of East Africa where peasant farmers struggle to survive on tiny fields of maize, to the ...
CIMMYT Maize Program, strategic plan: 1995 and beyond
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2004)
The application of biotechnology and its wide range of tools pose new challenges to governments that require biosafety frameworks be in place for the safe and responsible use of the genetically modified organisms and their ...
Soil fertility management research for the maize cropping systems of smallholders in Southern Africa: a review
This paper examines the implications of declining soil fertility for the maize-based cropping systems in southern and eastern Africa. A review of the importance of maize in the region is followed by a description of the ...