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Curriculum and modules for quality protein maize (QPM) training

Author: Adefris Teklewold
Author: Kelemu, K.
Author: Tadesse, A.
Author: Dagne Wegary Gissa
Year: 2017
Abstract: This QPM course curriculum has been prepared to acquaint ATVET students on the production and benefit of quality protein maize. It is presented under three competencies describe the basic features of QPM (genetics, history and nutritional benefits of QPM); characteristics and adaptation of QPM varieties released in Ethiopia; and QPM seed maintenance procedures and preventing grain contamination. By learning this course, the graduates can get the wisdom and means to stand against the pervasive menace of undernutrition in Ethiopia using a very cheap and simple approach, biofortification.
Format: PDF
Language: English
Publisher: CIMMYT
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Type: Handbook
Country focus: Ethiopia
Place of Publication: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Pages: 42 pages
Agrovoc: MAIZE

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  • Maize
    Maize breeding, phytopathology, entomology, physiology, quality, and biotech

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