Now showing items 1-6 of 6
Rainfed maize production in Mexico: trends, constraints, and technological and institutional challenges for researchers
This paper reviews trends in rainfed maize production in Mexico over the past several decades, and the experience of lNIFAP/ CIMMYT/ CIRAD on-farm research (OFR) in Mexico's lowland tropics, to evaluate the prospects for ...
Chimanga cha makolo, hybrids, and composites: an analysis of farmers' adoption of maize technology in Malawi, 1989-91
This paper profiles farmers' adoption behavior and varietal choices with respect to local and improved maize technologies (variety, fertilizer application, and other agronomic practices) in three agroeconomic zones of ...
Fertilizer use and maize production in Sub-Saharan Africa
In sub-Saharan Africa, greater use of mineral fertilizers is crucial to increasing food production and slowing the rate of environmental degradation. Regional growth rates in fertilizer consumption have never been particularly ...
Adoption of recommended maize technologies in Mbeya Region of the Southern highlands of Tanzania
This study was undertaken in order to document the level and rate of adoption of improved maize technologies in Mbeya region in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. The study had the following objectives: to investigate the ...
Low use of fertilizers and low productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Factors related to the low use of fertilizers and the resulting low agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa are reviewed. The importance of inorganic fertilizers and agricultural research to improving soil fertility ...
La producción de maíz de temporal en México: tendencias, restricciones y retos tecnológicos e institucionales para los investigadores
Este documento examina las tendencias de la producción de maíz de temporal en México en los últimos decenios y la experiencia del INIFAP / OMMYT/ ORAD en la investigación en fincas (IEF) en las tierras bajas tropicales de ...