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Soil fertility management research for the maize cropping systems of smallholders in Southern Africa : a review
This paper examines the implications of declining soil fertility for the maize-based cropping systems in southern and eastern Africa. A review of the importance of maize in the region is followed by a description of the ...
White maize : a traditional food grain in developing countries
(FAO; CIMMYT, 1997)
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 ...
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 ...
Proceedings of the Seventh Asian Regional Maize Workshop
Risk management for maize farmers in drought-prone areas of Southern Africa
This publication describes presentations, discussions, and outcomes of a stakeholders' meeting to develop objectives, and a work plan for a project on risk management in maize-based farming systems in Southern Africa, ...
Insect resistant maize for Africa (IRMA) project
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2000)
Sixth Stakeholders Meeting: Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA II) Project
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2006)