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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 ...
Maize research and development in Pakistan
This report reviews maize research and development in Pakistan over the past 30 years. The role, economic importance, principal production environments, trends in production, area and yields, marketing and price trends for ...
The maize subdirector in Paraguay: a diagnostic overview
The maize sector in Paraguay is going through a period of perplexing changes. Despite recent production gains, average maize yields remain far below those which could be achieved with relatively simple changes in management ...
The maize subsector in Paraguay: a diagnostic overview
The maize sector in Paraguay s going through a period of perplexing changes. Despite recent production gains, average maize yields remain far below those which could be achieved with relatively simple changes in management ...
Maize in the Mampong-Sekodumasi area of Ghana: results of an exploratory survey
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 ...
1986 CIMMYT World maize facts and trends: the economics of commercial maize seed production in developing countries
A viable maize seed industry is a key element in the extension of improved maize varieties to Third World farmers. In this report, the worldwide use and price of maize seed is analyzed by seed type. A discussion of issues ...
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Resource conserving technologies in South Asia: frequently asked questions
Resource Conserving Technology (RCT) is a broad term that refers to any management approach or technology that increases factor productivity including land, labour, capital and inputs. RCTs include a wide range of practices ...