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Issues regarding targeting and adoption of quality protein maize (QPM)
Improvements in the production characteristics of quality protein maize (QPM) are currently leading to its reintroduction in various areas of the world, both for human and animal consumption. Although the improved QPM ...
The economics of quality protein maize as an animal feed: case studies of Brazil and El Salvador
This study examines the potential of quality protein maize (QPM) as an animal feed ingredient in Brazil and EI Salvador. The minimum ingredient cost of pig and chicken feed with and without QPM and the optimal level of the ...
Breeding Quality Protein Maize: protocols for developing QPM cultivars
This manual is intended for maize breeders who would like to start developing quality protein maize (QPM) cultivars. It is a compilation and consolidation of several breeding protocols successfully used at CIMMYT over two ...
Metodos químicos usados en el CIMMYT para determinar la calidad de proteína de los cereales
Chemical methods for determining protein quality in cereal grains have been used at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) to rapidly identify and select improved cereal lines by screening early ...
Boqqoolloo pirootiiniin fooya’ee fi faayidaa sirna nyaata isaa
(SG; CIMMYT; Global Affairs Canada, [2017?])
Mejoramiento de maíz con calidad de proteína (QPM): protocolos para generar variedades QPM
Este manual, dirigido en primer lugar a los mejoradores de maíz que desean empezar a generar variedades de maíz con calidad de proteína (QPM), constituye una recopilación de varios protocolos de mejoramiento que se han ...
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 ...
Improving maize production in Latin America
Maize is a staple food for millions of people living in many countries of Latin America and other parts of the developing world, where diet is deficient in protein. For millions of others, it is an important ingredient in ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
The quality protein maize revolution: improved nutrition and livelihoods for the poor
(CIMMYT; NIPPON FUNDATION, 2001)
Maize is a major food for millions of the poor in Africa and Latin America. The poorest often eat little else. Their diets lack proteins and other important nutrients, impairing health and development. During the last few ...