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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
Impacts of international maize breeding research in the developing world, 1966-1990
The impacts of maize breeding research for non-temperate environments in the developing world by national agricultural research systems (NARSs) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) over 1966-90 ...
Adoption of maize production technologies in Northern Tanzania
(CIMMYT; SACCAR; SADC, 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 ...
Adoption of hybrid seeds and fertilizers among Colombian corn growers
The study described in the following chapter is one of a series aimed at enlarging understanding of the factors impinging on the adoption of new cereals technology can help governments and development assistance agencies ...
Farmers' maize seed systems in Western Oromia, Ethiopia
(EARO; CIMMYT, 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 ...
Mejoramiento de la excelencia: logros en el mejoramiento con la raza Tuxpeño
Uno de los símbolos más relevantes de los logros del Programa de Maíz del CIMMYT es, por extraño que parezca, una línea descendiente que representa la espectacular reducción en la altura de la planta obtenida en una población ...
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 ...
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 ...
Síntesis de resultados experimentales: 1992
(PRM; CIMMYT, 1993)
La Síntesis de Resultados Experimentales del PRM 1992 presenta los resultados más sobresalientes del Programa Regional de Maíz (PRM) para Centro América y El Caribe durante 1992. El PRM es una red colaborativa de investigación ...
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 ...