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Maize-poultry value chains in India: Implications for Research and Development
Rapid growth of the poultry industry in India has caused an increased demand for maize (Zea mays L.). Poultry feed contains 60-65% of maize and approximately 50% of India's annual maize harvest of 19 million tons is used ...
Improvement in water productivity without yield penalty of direct seeded rice under Micro Irrigation Systems and tillage options in Indo- Gengetic Plain of India
Declining water table in alarming rate is major challenge of sustainability of rice in South Asia. To address this challengea field experiment was conducted from kharif 2012 and 2013 on a loam soil to evaluate the performance ...
Genotype × environment interaction for zinc and iron concentration of wheat grain in eastern Gangetic plains of India
Zinc and iron are important micronutrients for human health for which widespread deficiency occurs in many regions of the world including South Asia. Breeding efforts for enriching wheat grains with more zinc and iron ...
Genetic variability of tropical maize stover quality and the potential for genetic improvement of food-feed value in India
Sixty elite maize inbred lines were selected from CIMMYT-Asia maize program for stover fodder quality analysis. These lines were selected based on high per se and cross performance across several locations in the Asian ...
Guidelines for dry seeded rice (DSR) in the Eastern gangetic plains of India
(IRRI; CIMMYT, 2013)
Dry seeded rice (DSR) is becoming an attractive option for farmers as it has a much lower labor requirement than manually transplanted rice. Labor for transplanting rice has become scarce and costly because laborers are ...
Microsatellite marker-based diversity and population genetic analysis of selected lowland and mid-altitude maize landrace accessions of India
Maize (Zea mays L.) harbours significant genetic diversity not only in its centre of origin (Mexico) but also in several countries worldwide, including India, in the form of landraces. In this study, DNA fingerprinting of ...