Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize Volume 1: From by Dr Dave Watson,Denise E. Costich,J. Stephen Smith,Dr Candice PDF

By Dr Dave Watson,Denise E. Costich,J. Stephen Smith,Dr Candice Gardner,R. O. Akinwale,M. A. B. Fakorede,Dr Baffour Bada-Apraku,Prof. Marcelo J. Carena,Yongrui Wu,Prof. Joachim Messing,W. Paul Williams,Ms Marilyn Warburton,Zsuzsanna Tóthné Zsubori,Dr Csaba L

Maize is among the most crucial and commonly grown cereal plants on the earth and is a staple nutrition for nearly one billion humans, really within the constructing international. it's been predicted that maize yields have to elevate through 60% via 2050. there's an pressing have to raise yields within the face of such demanding situations as weather switch, threats from pests and illnesses and the necessity to make cultivation extra resource-efficient and sustainable.

Drawing on a global diversity of craftsmanship, this assortment specializes in methods of bettering the cultivation of maize at every one step within the worth chain, from breeding to post-harvest garage. quantity 1 reports learn on breeding and its use in enhancing dietary caliber and agronomic functionality. It then is going directly to speak about the demanding situations in translating those advances into potent results for smallholders within the constructing world.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize quantity 1: From greater forms to neighborhood purposes can be a customary reference for cereal scientists in universities, govt and different study centres and corporations excited about maize cultivation. it truly is followed by means of quantity 2 which stories advancements in cultivation suggestions in addition to the administration of pests and diseases.

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Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize Volume 1: From improved varieties to local applications (Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science) by Dr Dave Watson,Denise E. Costich,J. Stephen Smith,Dr Candice Gardner,R. O. Akinwale,M. A. B. Fakorede,Dr Baffour Bada-Apraku,Prof. Marcelo J. Carena,Yongrui Wu,Prof. Joachim Messing,W. Paul Williams,Ms Marilyn Warburton,Zsuzsanna Tóthné Zsubori,Dr Csaba L


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