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Book of abstracts: Arnel R. Hallauer International Symposium on Plant Breeding
This publication contains 120 extended abstracts, with key data and results, for many speakers' presentations and all posters exhibited at the Arnel R Hallauer International Symposium on Plant Breeding, 17-22 August 2003, ...
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
Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) project: annual report 2002
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2003)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) project is a joint venture between the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), with financial support ...
Maize in India: production systems, constraints, and research priorities
Maize is a promising substitute crop allowing diversification from the rice-wheat system in the upland areas of India. The crop has high production potential, provided the available improved hybrids and composites reach ...
Successful community-based seed production strategies
Designed to address the issues that limit the access of small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa to quality, affordable seed of the crops on which they depend for food security and livelihoods, this collection of articles ...
Maize in Thailand: 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 ...
Maize in Indonesia: production systems, constraints and research priorities
Maize is the second most important cereal crop in Indonesia after rice. The demand for maize as food and feed has been steadily increasing. Total national maize production has grown at 4.07% per annum in the last three ...
Maize diseases: a guide for field identification
Intended for field use by agricultural technicians and maize farmers, this pocket-size manual carries descriptions and color photographs for more than 50 fungal, bacterial, viral, and mollicute diseases that affect the ...
The genetics and exploitation of heterosis in crops: an internacional symposium
Welcome to the "International Symposium on the Genetics and Exploitation of Heterosis in Crops." Heterosis has significantly increased the productivity and quality of major crops in our century, contributing additional ...
Development of new stress-resistant maize genetic resources (UNDP Project GLO/90/003): final report 1990-1996
A synthesis of results of research under the UNDP-supported Project "Development of New Stress-Resistant Maize Genetic Resources" (UNDP Project GLO/90/003), executed by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center ...