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Quality Protein Maize (QPM) : a guide to the technology and its promotion in Ethiopia
This guide book introduces the nutritional benefits of QPM over conventional maize varieties and presents a brief overview of its historical development. It also provides information on QPM varieties available for commercial ...
Manual de producción de semilla de maíz híbrido
La semilla de maíz híbrido proporciona a los agricultores variedades que poseen características genéticas mejoradas, como el alto potencial de rendimiento y combinaciones de caracteres únicas para combatir las enfermedades ...
Identificacion de razas mexicanas de maiz adaptadas a condiciones deficientes de humedad mediante datos biogeograficos
Se trabajo con una base de datos de accesiones recientes de 54 razas de maiz de Mexico, cuyos datos pasaporte se extrajeron de la Unidad de Recursos Geneticos del Banco de Germoplasma del INIFAP. A partir de las coordenadas ...
Genetic analysis of water-logging tolerance in tropical maize (Zea Mays L.)
Approximately 80% of maize (Zea mays L.) in South and Southeast Asia is grown as a rain-fed crop, where temporary excessive soil moisture or water-logging during the summer-rainy season is one of the major production ...
Drought risk and maize production in Southern Africa
This paper discusses drought risk perception and management in five southern African countries. A sample of 1108 households was randomly drawn with different sample sizes across countries. Data generated were analyzed using ...
Effect of harvest time on kernel sugar concentration in sweet corn
Wide variation in kernel sugar concentration was found among the sweet corn genotypes. Effect of environment, mode of pollination, date of harvest, and their interactions with genotypes on kernel sugar concentration was ...
Genotype by trait biplot analysis to study associations and profiles of Ethiopian white lupin (Lupinus albus) landraces
(Southern Cross Publishing Group, 2017)
Limited information is available on trait relations and profiles of white lupin landraces in tropical growing conditions including Ethiopia. The objectives of this study were to understand the relationships among traits, ...
Comparative intake of white- versus orange-colored maize by Zambian children in the context of promotion of biofortified maize
Background. Vitamin A deficiency is associated with poor health outcomes related to reproduction, growth, vision, and immunity. Biofortification of staple crops is a novel strategy for combating vitamin A deficiency in ...
Experiences in effective communication on transgenic technology in Africa - the case of the insect resistant maize for Africa (IRMA) project
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project, aimed to improve food security through developing and deploying locally adapted stem borer resistant maize varieties using both conventional and biotechnology mediated ...