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Organization and performance of national maize seed industries : a new institutionalist perspective
This paper proposes a conceptual framework for analyzing the organization and performance of national maize seed industries. The authors begin by reviewing what several leading economic paradigms have to say about the ...
CIMMYT 1986, hechos y tendencias mundiales relacionados con el maíz : aspectos economicos de la produccion de semilla de variedades comerciales de maiz en los paises en desarrollo
A viable maize seed industry is a key element in the extension of improved maize varieties to Third World farmers. In this report, the worldwide use and price of maize seed is analyzed by seed type. A discussion of issues ...
Cereal crop productivity in developing countries : past trends and future prospects
This paper synthesizes the evidence on cereal crop poductivity in developing countries over the past 30 years and looks at future prospects for productivity in growth. For more than three decades we have witnessed the ...
Participatory evaluation of integrated pest and soil fertility management options using ordered categorical data analysis
Maize is becoming the major food crop around Lake Victoria. Major constraints to its production are Striga, stem borer, and declining soil fertility. Innovative integrated technologies have been developed: the ?push?pull? ...
CIMMYT 1999/2000 World maize facts and trends. meeting world maize needs : technological opportunities and priorities for the public sector
This report has four parts. Part 1 focuses on the role intemational agricultural research institutions should play in meeting the rapid growth in maize demand that is anticipated during the next 20 years. Constraints to ...
World maize facts and trends 1997/98 : maize production in drought-stressed environments: technical options and research resource allocation
This publication, through its focus on maize production in drought stressed areas of developing countries, explores economic, research, and policy issues related to maize agriculture in marginal areas of the developing ...