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Maize marketing and distribution in Southern Zaire
Recent dramatic increases and shifts in Zaire's population have had significant influences upon both the supply and the demand for basic foods, with profound effects being registered on maize in urban Shaba and in the Kasai ...
An agro-economic evaluation of maize production in three valleys of the Peruvian Andes
In cooperation with researchers in many national agricultural research programs, CIMMYT has sought to develop procedures which help to focus agricultural research squarely on the needs of farmers. The process involves ...
Chartbook of maize in Pakistan and AJK 1989
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
This chartbook was prepared as a background document to the 4th Asian Regional Maize Workshop, 22-27 September, 1990. It summarises in chart form, the recent situation with respect to 'kharif (summer) maize in Pakistan and ...
Simple statistics for manual analysis of farm survey data
When conducting fontal surveys for the purpose of helping focus on-farm agronomic experiments, experience indicates that a relatively small sample of farmers is normally sufficient for a given recommendation domain or ...
Labor use patterns for the production of maize in Southern Zaire
This paper focuses on the use of labor in the production of maize in South-Central Zaire. In this area. as in other parts of Zaire. additional communal lands are available to many farmers. and land availability is usually ...
Beyond drought tolerant maize: study of additional priorities in maize
In recognition of the complexity of factors which affect the improvement of maize yields and productivity in different farming systems throughout the developing world, panels of crop research and extension experts assessed ...
Demonstration of an interdisciplinary approach to planning adaptive agricultural research programmes in the Serenje District, Central Province, Zambia 1978
In cooperation with researchers in many national agricultural research programs, CIMMYT has sought to develop procedures with help to focus agricultural research squarely on the needs of farmers. The process invo1ves ...
Adoption of maize production technologies in Southern Tanzania
(United Republic of Tanzania; SACCAR; CIMMYT, 1998)
This report of the adoption of maize production technologies in Southern Tanzania forms part of a larger study to evaluate the impact of maize research and extension throughout Tanzania over the past 20 years. Using a ...
Towards reduced pesticide use for cereal crops in Asia
Several opportunities are available for dramatically reducing the use of agrochemicals in Asia cereal crop production. The first selection of this paper summarizes past trends and future prospects for pesticide use in Asia ...
An assessment of factors affecting adoption of maize production technologies in Iganga District, Uganda
(CIMMYT; NARO, 1997)
Data from formal farmer surveys in Iganga District, Uganda, as well as secondary data, were analysed to describe maize farmers' circumstances and practices, identify socioeconomic and technical factors affecting the adoption ...