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Maize productivity gains through research and technology dissemination

Author: Ransom, J.K.
Author: Palmer, A.F.E.
Author: Zambezi, B.T.
Author: Waddington, S.R
Author: Pixley, K.V.
Author: Jewell, D.C.
Year: 1997
ISBN: 92-9146-025-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10883/746
Descriptors: Crop management
Descriptors: Maize
Descriptors: Productivity
Descriptors: Research projects
Descriptors: Zea mays
Descriptors: Yields
Abstract: This publication contains papers presented at the fifth Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Maize Conference held in Arusha, Tanzania, June, 1996, documenting advances in maize productivity achieved through research and technology dissemination. Topics covered include the dissemination of maize farming technology and related impacts and challenges; productivity gains though genetic improvement and through identifying and integrating key management practices; stress tolerance for greater yield stability; soil fertility enhancing technologies; and disease management
Language: English
Publisher: CIMMYT
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Type: Conference Proceedings
Region: Southern Africa
Region: Eastern Africa
Place: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
Pages: xvi, 244 pages
Conference name: Fifth Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Maize Conference
Conference place: Arusha, Tanzania
Conference date: 3-7 June, 1996


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    Maize breeding, phytopathology, entomology, physiology, quality, and biotech

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