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Genetic diversity and maize seed management in a traditional Mexican community : implications for in situ conservation of maize
Results from a study of maize varieties and seed sources in a traditional community in Mexico raise questions about the relevance of models for in situ conservation of crop genetic resources that are based on geographical ...
Las industrias de la semilla de maíz en Brasil y México : desempeño anterior, problemas actuales y perspectivas para el futuro
Este documento describe los resultados de un estudio de los principales factores que afectan el desarrollo de la industria de semilla de maiz en Brasil y Mexico (y, por extension, de otros paises en desarrollo). Los autores ...
Techniques for efficient mass rearing and infestation in screening for host plant resistance to corn earworm, Heliothis zea
One of a three-part series, this bulletin presents techniques developed at CIMMYT and used over the past six years for efficient mass rearing and infestation with the corn earworm-Heliothis zea (Boddie)-for screening and ...
Identifying appropriate germplasm for participatory breeding : an example from the central Valleys of Oaxaca, Mexico
Identifying the appropriate germplasm to be improved is a key component of any participatory breeding effort because of its implications for impacts on social welfare and genetic diversity. This paper describes a method ...
A regional analysis of maize biological diversity in Southeastern Guanajuato, Mexico
Four environments with contrasting potential for agricultural productivity and infrastructure development were identified in Guanajuato State, Mexico, to test hypotheses about the relationship of maize biological diversity ...
Social relations and seed transactions among smallscale maize farmers in the Central Valleys of Oaxaca, Mexico
This paper explores social arrangements associated with seed transactions among smallscale maize farmers in the Central Valleys of Oaxaca, Mexico, a centre of crop genetic diversity. A formal seed distribution system has ...