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Effects of S1 recurrent selection for provitamin A carotenoid content for three open-pollinated maize cultivars
(Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), 2014)
Maize (Zea mays L.) cultivars with increased concentrations of provitamin A (proVA) carotenoids can improve the health of millions of consumers who are vitamin A deficient and rely on maize as a staple food. Three ...
Heterosis and combining ability among CIMMYT's mid-altitude early to intermediate maturing maize (Zea mays L.) populations
(Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura, Unità di Ricerca per la Maiscoltura, 2009)
Maize is an important food crop in sub-Saharan Africa. There is an increasing demand for early maturing maize cultivars even though long-season maize cultivars yield more than early maturing cultivars under favourable ...
Public variety releases
Caracterización de razas cubanas de maíz (Zea mays l.) Mediante marcadores agromorfológicos en la colección nacional del cultivo
(Ediciones INCA, 2009)
Cuban maize (Zea mays L.) races constitute a potential of high genetic value for Cuba and the Caribbean region. This work was aimed at characterizing Cuban races by means of agro-morphological markers in the national crop ...
The effect of integrated organic and inorganic fertilizer rates on performances of soybean and maize component crops of a soybean/maize mixture at Bako, Western Ethiopia
(Academic Journals, 2013)
The experiment was conducted to determine the best compatible soybean varieties in intercropping systems and the most economically optimum integrated fertilizer rate. The factorial experiment consisted of two soybean ...
Characteristics of maize cultivars in Africa: How modern are they and how many do smallholder farmers grow?
(Springer Verlag, 2017)
Maize is the most important cereal and most widely cultivated staple that plays a key role in the food security of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Although some countries have achieved significant gains in maize productivity, ...
Approaches and progress in maize product delivery