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Maize in the third world

Author: Christopher R Dowswell; R L Paliwal; Ronald P Cantrell
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018. ©1996
Series: Winrock development-oriented literature series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maize is the world's most widely grown cereal and a dietary staple throughout the Third World, but its full potential has only begun to be tapped. This book thoroughly examines the biological and economic issues relevant to improving the productivity of maize in developing countries. The authors explore a wide range of practical problems, from maxi
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher R Dowswell; R L Paliwal; Ronald P Cantrell
ISBN: 0429042175 9780429042171 9780429703744 0429703740 9780429743764 0429743769 9780429723759 042972375X
OCLC Number: 1103986526
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Maize in the World Economy --
The Maize Plant and Its Uses --
Maize Production Environments and Methods in the Developing World --
Maize Research Systems in the Developing World --
Research Policy Issues --
Maize Genetic Resources --
Breeding Advances in Tropical and Subtropical Maize --
Building Successful Maize Seed Industries --
Improving Maize Technology Delivery Systems --
Maize Research and Development: Country Case Studies --
Prospects for the Third World Maize Economy
Series Title: Winrock development-oriented literature series.
Responsibility: Christopher R. Dowswell, R.L. Paliwal, and Ronald P. Cantrell.

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Maize is the world's most widely grown cereal and a dietary staple throughout the Third World, but its full potential has only begun to be tapped. This book thoroughly examines the biological and economic issues relevant to improving the productivity of maize in developing countries. The authors explore a wide range of practical problems, from maxi

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