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The Puebla Project: seven years of experience, 1967-1973
This report documents the first seven years of the Puebla Project - its philosophy, objectives, organization, operation and accomplishments. It was prepared by staff members and advisors, most of whom have been associated ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1975
Scientists in 45 countries throughout the world now participate directly in CIMMYT's international maize progeny, experimental variety and elite experimental variety trials. And, in 1975, CIMMYT staff visited over 40 of ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1974
CIMMYT's maize program--which in 1974 included 154 separate progeny trials in 22 countries, and 84 experimental variety trials in 35 countries--was begun as a cooperative venture of the Government of Mexico and the Rockefeller ...
Quality protein maize
In the concern over the current world food crisis, the importance of maize is often underestimated: hunger is commonly understood as a question of rice ahd wheat. Indeed, while maize is second in production only to wheat ...
Transforming maize farming in Zaire
In 1976, a dozen farmers in Mulunguishi, a tiny village in southeastern Zaire, harvested 6000 kilograms of maize a hectare -a yield that would be respectable for any maize farmer. These farmers were participating in a ...
Egypt's maize army
Egypt has pulled together widely dispersed scientists into an efficient, systematic maize research group. With CIMMYT's help, the foundation is being laid for sharply raising the productivity of the nation's major food crop.
Maize research and production in Guatemala
The maize research and production program of Guatemala has made important contributions to Guatemalan farmers, to CIMMYT's own maize research program, and to the national research efforts of other countries.
Improving maize production in Latin America
Maize is a staple food for millions of people living in many countries of Latin America and other parts of the developing world, where diet is deficient in protein. For millions of others, it is an important ingredient in ...
Maize diseases: a guide for field identification
This booklet is designed as a quick guide for identifying maize diseases. It is intended for field use by agricultural technicians and maize producers. The text provides a brief description of some of the principal maize ...
Biotechnology applications to plant breeding
In recent years gene cloning technology has led to fundamental advances in many areas of biology. One of the most exciting of these is the use of cloned fragments of chromosomal DNA as genetic markers, usually termed "RFLP ...