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Chemical methods used at CIMMYT for determining protein quality in cereal grains
Chemical methods used at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) for determining protein quality in cereal grains are briefly described in this bulletin. The techniques included have been used to ...
Proceedings of the first maize workshop
Examining the role of collective action in an informal seed system: A case study from the central valley of Oaxaca, Mexico
This paper explores social arrangements associated with seed transactions among small-scale maize farmers in the Central Valleys of Oaxaca, Mexico, where no formal seed supply system exists. We test the hypothesis that ...
Factors explaining the diffusion of hybrid maize in Latin America and the Caribbean region
If future demand for maize in Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC) is to be met from local sources, domestic production must continue to increase. Because further expansion in the area planted to maize is precluded ...