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Farmers' maize seed systems in Western Oromia, Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; EARO, 2001)
This study was initiated in western Shewa and eastern Wellega zones of Oromia Regional State to describe the seed system and assess the effectiveness of the seed testing and release mechanism; identify how farmers acquire ...
Grain-yield stability among tropical maize hybrids derived from doubled-haploid inbred lines under random drought stress and optimum moisture conditions
Drought is a devastating environmental stress in agriculture and hence a common target of plant breeding. A review of breeding progress on drought tolerance shows that, to a certain extent, selection for high yield in ...
The diffusion of hybrid maize in Western Kenya
Public and private investments in maize research in Mexico and Guatemala
This paper describes the relationship between public and private sector research and seed production in Mexico and Guatemala. The focus is on public agricultural research institutes and local and multinational seed
Adoption of maize production technologies in Northern Tanzania
(SADC; CIMMYT; SACCAR, 1998)
The impact of maize research and extension in Tanzania's Northern Zone during the past 20 years was evaluated through a formal survey in 1995. Data were grouped into two major agroecological zones: the intermediate and the ...