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Towards reduced pesticide use for cereal crops in Asia
Several opportunities are available for dramatically reducing the use of agrochemicals in Asia cereal crop production. The first selection of this paper summarizes past trends and future prospects for pesticide use in Asia ...
Performance of quality protein maize genotypes in the warm rainfed hill environments in Nepal
This study was conducted in the hills of Nepal in four years to determine performance stability of open pollinated QPM genotypes in comparison to open pollinated cultivars of normal maize. Replicated field experiments were ...
Performance stability of maize genotypes across diverse hill environments in Nepal
The national maize improvement program in Nepal regularly receives elite maize (Zea mays L.) genotypes from CIMMYT and other countries and tests them for their performance stability in highly diverse environments. Studies ...
Quantifying and valuing the joint production of grain and fodder from maize fields: Evidence from Northern Pakistan
Simple methods are proposed for measuring the relative importance of grain and fodder produced jointly from maize fields in four zones in northern Pakistan. These methods suggest that the joint production of grain and ...
Effects of light environment on maize in hillside agroforestry systems of Nepal
Maize (Zea mays L.) is the most important staple food in the mid-hills region of Nepal. The mid-hills are characterized by steeply sloping land and complex farming systems where crops, livestock and trees are inseparable ...