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CIMMYT Research highlights 1984
Maize and wheat are the principal sources of carbohydrates and protein for nearly half of the people of the world. CIMMYT's primary objective is to develop superior germplasm that will provide higher and more stable yields, ...
Development, maintenance and seed multiplication of open-pollinated maize varieties
The procedures for the production of maize hybrid seed and maintenance of parental lines are well documented. However, not much has been written on the development, maintenance, and multiplication of improved open pollinated ...
Breeding for drought and nitrogen stress tolerance in maize : from theory to practice
Targeted initially for maize breeders in sub-Saharan Africa, the content is based on a successful approach developed at CIMMYT for improving the tolerance of maize to drought and low nitrogen stress. Intended as a supplement ...
Developing drought- and low N-tolerant maize : proceedings of a symposium, March 25-29, 1996, CIMMYT, El Batan, Mexico
Proceedings of a symposium hosted at CIMMYT in 1996, this publication describes the incidence and intensity of drought and low nitrogen conditions for maize in the tropics, the physiology of drought tolerance and the ...