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Maize research and development in Pakistan

Author: Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT)
Year: 1989
ISBN: 968-6127-36-4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10883/707
Descriptors: Agricultural development
Descriptors: Breeding
Descriptors: Climatic zones
Descriptors: Crop management
Descriptors: Food production
Descriptors: Research
Descriptors: Seed production
Descriptors: Technology
Descriptors: Zea mays
Descriptors: Yields
Abstract: This report reviews maize research and development in Pakistan over the past 30 years. The role, economic importance, principal production environments, trends in production, area and yields, marketing and price trends for maize in Pakistan are reviewed. The evolution of national maize research, the organization of research and the involvemment of CIMMYT are considered. The current status of maize production technologies is surveyed, drawing on farm-level surveys conducted under the collaborative programme between CIMMYT, the Pakistan Agricultural research Council and provincial maize research programmes in Punjab and NWFP. Strategies for improving
Language: English
Publisher: CIMMYT
Serie: PARC/CIMMYT Collaborative Program
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Type: Book
Country: Pakistan
Region: South Asia
Place: Mexico
Pages: xi, 100 pages


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  • Maize
    Maize breeding, phytopathology, entomology, physiology, quality, and biotech
  • Socioeconomics
    Including topics such as farming systems, markets, impact & targeting, innovations, and GIS

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