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A complete listing of improved maize germplasm from CIMMYT

Author: Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT)
Year: 1998
ISBN: 970-648-023-4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10883/757
Descriptors: Evaluation
Descriptors: Drought resistance
Descriptors: Gene pools
Descriptors: Germplasm
Abstract: Targeted to maize breeders and other research partners, this compilation features tabular listings of the genetic pools, populations, inbred lines, and special purpose germplasm developed by the CIMMYT Maize Program through more than three decades of collaborative breeding research with national maize programs in developing countries, private entities, and other leadings scientific institutes worldwide. These germplasm types are subdivided by adaptation to the major maize production ecologies of the developing world -- lowland tropics, subtropics, midaltitude zones, and tropical highlands - and detailed information is provided on origin, pedigree, source materials, yield potential, stress tolerance disease and pest resistance, and other relevant characteristics. Four user convenience, contact information is included and seed request procedures and policies described.
Language: English
Publisher: CIMMYT
Serie: CIMMYT Maize Program Special Report
Copyright: CIMMYT manages Intellectual Assets as International Public Goods. The user is free to download, print, store and share this work. In case you want to translate or create any other derivative work and share or distribute such translation/derivative work, please contact CIMMYT-Knowledge-Center@cgiar.org indicating the work you want to use and the kind of use you intend; CIMMYT will contact you with the suitable license for that purpose.
Type: Report
Region: Global
Place: Mexico
Pages: 94 pages


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  • Genetic Resources
    Genetic Resources including germplasm collections, wild relatives, genotyping, genomics, and IP
  • Maize
    Maize breeding, phytopathology, entomology, physiology, quality, and biotech

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