Mostrando ítems 1-10 de 50
The important question series : Mrs. Sicily Fariuki - Kenya, State Department of Agriculture
The Ministry of Agriculture of Kenya, Mrs. Sicily K. Fariuki, visited Mexico and CIMMYT upon expressed interest on a nixtamalization concept note for Africa that is being led by Drs. Natalia Palacios and Stephen Mugo, in ...
Better grain storage, better futures for all
In Africa, farmers lose between 20-30 percent of their maize harvest to insect infestation, rodent attack and decay due to poor postharvest handling. The Effective Grain Storage Project by CIMMYT and the Swiss Agency for ...
Maize for life
CIMMYT, in collaboration with partners, is working to improve the livelihoods of the rural poor who depend on maize. In Nepal, the Hill Research Program lets farmers select traits they need to give them true food security. ...
MLN Research Station, Naivasha : a brief and visitors' guide
(CIMMYT; KARLO, 2016)
The important question : Ana Laura Ayala - AMEXCID
Ana Laura Ayala, Deputy Director on technical Cooperation for Africa and Middle East explains the importance of this bilateral cooperation between Mexico and Kenya.
The important question series : Charles Bett - KALRO Katumani
Charles Bett, Senior Research Officer - KALRO Katumani talks about how nixtamalization could improve nutrition and food security in Kenya.
Fight against MLN : field day Jan-20-2016
Though maize lethal necrosis (MLN) has devastated smallholder farmers and seed companies in eastern Africa region since 2011 when it was officially reported in Kenya, ongoing intensive research work will soon bring the ...
Multi-site, multi-season field tests demostrate that herbicide seed-coating herbicide-resitance maize controls Striga spp. and increases yields in several African countries
Plant parasitic Striga (witchweed) species have not been controlled in susceptible host crops prior to exerting damage. High dose, localized herbicide levels can be applied on or near maize seed bearing acetolactate synthase ...
Striga control and improved farm productivity using crop rotation
Crop rotations with crops that are non-hosts of Striga were evaluated to reduce the Striga seed bank in the soil and increase farm productivity. Field experiments were conducted at two sites in western Kenya from 1996 to ...