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Characterization of maize germplasm grown in Eastern and Southern Africa : results of the 2004 regional trials coordinated by CIMMYT
The Summary Tables present grain yields averaged across sites with significant differences between entries, for each of the five to six environments. Data on agronomic performance such as anthesis date, plant and ear height, ...
Fertilizer use and maize production in Sub-Saharan Africa
In sub-Saharan Africa, greater use of mineral fertilizers is crucial to increasing food production and slowing the rate of environmental degradation. Regional growth rates in fertilizer consumption have never been particularly ...
Maize technology in Malawi : a green revolution in the making?
This case study of technical change in maize production in Malawi seeks to answer the question of whether the diffusion of improved maize seed and fertilizer among Malawian smallholder farmers will create the sharp yield ...
Low use of fertilizers and low productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Factors related to the low use of fertilizers and the resulting low agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa are reviewed. The importance of inorganic fertilizers and agricultural research to improving soil fertility ...
Adoption of maize production technologies in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania
(CIMMYT; The United Republic of Tanzania; SACCAR, 1998)
This report of the adoption of maize production technologies in the Southern highlands of Tanzania forms part of a larger study to evaluate the impact of maize research and extension throughout Tanzania over the past 20 ...
Adoption of maize production technologies in Southern Tanzania
(CIMMYT; United Republic of Tanzania; SACCAR, 1998)
This report of the adoption of maize production technologies in Southern Tanzania forms part of a larger study to evaluate the impact of maize research and extension throughout Tanzania over the past 20 years. Using a ...
An assessment of factors affecting adoption of maize production technologies in Iganga District, Uganda
(NARO; CIMMYT, 1997)
Data from formal farmer surveys in Iganga District, Uganda, as well as secondary data, were analysed to describe maize farmers' circumstances and practices, identify socioeconomic and technical factors affecting the adoption ...
Farmers' maize seed systems in Western Oromia, Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; EARO, 2001)
This study was initiated in western Shewa and eastern Wellega zones of Oromia Regional State to describe the seed system and assess the effectiveness of the seed testing and release mechanism; identify how farmers acquire ...
Adoption of maize production technologies in Northern Tanzania
(SADC; CIMMYT; SACCAR, 1998)
The impact of maize research and extension in Tanzania's Northern Zone during the past 20 years was evaluated through a formal survey in 1995. Data were grouped into two major agroecological zones: the intermediate and the ...