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Maize hybrid seed production manual
Maize hybrid seed provides farmers with varieties containing improved genetics, such as high yield potential and unique trait combinations to counter diseases and adverse growing conditions. However, the quality of hybrid ...
Seed Production Technology for Africa
World maize facts and trends, CIMMYT Report one: analysis of changes in production, consumption, trade, and prices over the last two decades
CIMMYT's mandate covers two of the world's major cereal crops, maize and wheat. Fifty-three countries of the developing world have over 100,000 hectares sown to maize; these countries represent three-fourths of the popu ...
Impacts of maize breeding research in Latin America, 1966-97
This report documents the number and types of maize varieties and hybrids released by public breeding programs between 1966 and 1997, describes the varieties and hybrids marketed by public seed agencies and private companies ...
International Training Workshop on Hybrid Maize Seed Production & Marketing
Improved seed is an important agricultural input to boost production and productivity of crops per unit area. Availability, affordability and accessibility of quality seeds of preferred varieties remain to be a challenge ...
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
Maize in Vietnam: production systems, constraints, and research priorities
This is one of a series of seven in-depth country studies on maize production systems in Asia, funded by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development ...
Strategies for strengthening and scaling up community-based seed production
Maize is the primary source of calories in the diet of many resource-poor farm families in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). International agricultural research centers, in collaboration with national ...
Proceedings of the Third Asian Regional Maize Workshop
(CAAS; CIMMYT, 1988)
The main activity of the Asian Regional Maize Program of CIMMYT (ARMP) is the collaboration with the National Maize Programs in the region in the development of improved technology conductive to the increase of production ...