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Comparative analysis of carotenoid and tocopherol compositions in high-oil and normal maize (Zea mays L.) inbreds
Among staple crops, maize has a high amount of carotenoids and tocopherols, which have a number of beneficial effects on human health. The former is the main dietary precursor of vitamin A. The latter is an essential ...
Combining ability amongst CIMMYT's early maturing maize (Zea mays L.) germplasm under stress and non-stress conditions and identification of testers
CIMMYT (International Maize and Wheat Research Institute) Zimbabwe’s early maturing maize program, which aims to supply seed to approximately 4 million hectares of maize area in eastern and southern Africa, lacks ...
Maize variety options for Africa : Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; IITA; DTMA, 2015)
Consumer preferences for maize products in urban Kenya
Background. New maize varieties have been biofortified with provitamin A, mainly â-carotene, which renders the grain yellow or orange. Unfortunately, many African consumers prefer white maize. The maize consumption patterns ...