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Soil fertility management research for the maize cropping systems of smallholders in Southern Africa: a review
This paper examines the implications of declining soil fertility for the maize-based cropping systems in southern and eastern Africa. A review of the importance of maize in the region is followed by a description of the ...
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 productivity gains through research and technology dissemination
This publication contains papers presented at the fifth Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Maize Conference held in Arusha, Tanzania, June, 1996, documenting advances in maize productivity achieved through research and ...
CIMMYT Maize Program, strategic plan: 1995 and beyond
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2004)
The application of biotechnology and its wide range of tools pose new challenges to governments that require biosafety frameworks be in place for the safe and responsible use of the genetically modified organisms and their ...
Regional symposium on wheat and triticale
(Institute of Agronomical Studies; CIMMYT, 1980)
The regional Symposium of wheat and Triticale held in Rwanda in 1980 brought together French speaking and English speaking wheat and triticale workers in Africa. Their presentations have been edited to a minimum in order ...
Maize value for money proposition
First detection of Pseudomonas fuscovaginae on maize and sorghum in Burundi
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 1989)
Pseudomonas fuscovaginae was isolated from brown rot lesions on leaf sheaths and husks of maize at the silking stage and on flag leaf sheaths of sorghum at the booting stage in smallholders’ fields between 1,450 and 2,100 ...
The spread of stem rust caused by Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici, with Virulence on Sr31 in wheat in Eastern Africa
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2006)
Stem rust resistance in wheat cultivars with Sr31 has been effective and durable worldwide for more than 30 years. Isolates of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici with virulence to Sr31 were detected in Uganda in 1999 (1). ...
Genetic diversity of African maize inbred lines revealed by SSR markers
(BioMed Central, 2007)
Knowledge of genetic diversity (GD) and relationships among maize inbred lines is indispensable in a breeding program. Our objectives were to (1) investigate the level of genetic diversity among maize inbred lines and (2) ...