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Climate change and food security in the developing world: Potential of maize and wheat research to expand options for adaptation and mitigation
Maize and wheat are two of the most important food crops worldwide. Together with rice, they provide 30% of the food calories to 4.5 billion people in almost 100 developing countries. Predictions suggest that climate change ...
Strategies for strengthening and scaling up community-based seed production
(CIMMYT; FAO, 2006)
A User's Manual for Fieldbook 5.1/7.1 and Alpha
Adoption of maize production technologies in the Lake Zone of Tanzania
(CIMMYT; The United Republic of Tanzania; SACCAR, 1999)
This study of the adoption of maize production technologies in the Lake Zone of Tanzania forms part of a larger study to evaluate the impact of maize research and extension throughout Tanzania over the past 20 years. Using ...
An assessment of the adoption of seed and fertilizer packages and the role of credit in smallholder maize production in Sidama and North Omo Zones, Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; EARO, 2000)
This study identified factors that influenced the adoption of improved maize technologies and assessed the role of credit in Sidama and North Omo Zones of Ethiopia. A tobit analysis was used to test the factors affecting ...
Drivers of improved maize variety adoption in drought prone areas of Malawi
This study identifies the determinants of adoption and adoption-intensity of improved maize varieties in Malawi. We estimated a double hurdle model based on household-level survey data collected in the districts of Balaka ...
Cereals in China
Sustainable intensification of maize legume systems for food security in Eastern and Southern Africa
This 15-minute video provides insights into the SIMLESA multi-partner initiative being implemented in five African countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania. SIMLESA most notable activity is the breeding ...
Part 1 of 4: Nitrogen-use-efficient maize – a how-to for low-fertility soils
This four-part series of training videos targets breeders, technicians and students in maize research. Proceeding step by step, they jointly cover how to best manage low-nitrogen trials for nitrogen-use-efficient (NUE) ...