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Proceedings of the Fifth Asian Regional Maize Workshop
(Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry-CIMMYT, 1993)
For several years, the Asian countries have had the highest rate of increase (3.6%) in maize production in the world. This has been due to the increasing demand of the grain for food, feed, and industrial purposes. ...
Proceedings of the Fourth Asian Regional Maize Workshop
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
During the last few years, maize production in most Asian countries has developed an spectacular increase. In decreasing order, and excluding China, the largest maize producing countries in Asia are India, Indonesia, ...
The diffusion of hybrid maize in Western Kenya
The study described in the following chapters is one of a series aimed at enlarging understanding of the factors impinging on the edoption of new maize and wheat technology. Bener understanding a f the elements shaping the ...
Exploiting modified single crosses in maize (Zea mays L.) to facilitate hybrid use in developing countries
(Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura, Unità di Ricerca per la Maiscoltura, 2009)
A three-phase study was led by CIMMYT during 1996-99 to assess the usefulness of modified single-cross hybrids to accelerate the adoption of maize hybrids by farmers in developing countries. During Phase I, we evaluated ...
Improving on excellence: achievements in breeding with the maize race Tuxpeño
One of the most graphic symbols of achievement in the CIMMYT Maize Program, oddly enough, is a downward drifting line, representing the dramatic reduction in plant height brought about in a population based on the Mexican ...
Heterosis in acid soil-tolerant maize germplasm
Newsletter / Bulletin
New maize hybrid in El Salvador
On November 8, 1999, farmers, politicians, scientists, and seed producers in El Salvador witnessed the release of a new maize hybrid that could transform the diets of the poor. Not only does the hybrid, HQ-61, outyield ...
Report of UNDP-CIMMYT Global research project (Phase 3): March 1979
Within the past fourteen years, the task of breeding for nutritionally superior maize types has been greatly facilitated by the discovery of the biochemical effects of the opaque-2 and floury-2 genes. Through manipulation ...
UNDP-CIMMYT Global research project: (Phase 3): Progress Report to August 1977
(CIMMYT, 1977, 08)
The progress made in the various aspects of the UNDP-CIMMYT Global Research Project "Research and training in the development of High Lysine Maize" during the period September 1976 to August 1977 is presented in this report. ...