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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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Maize is without doubt one of the most crucial and broadly grown cereal plants on the earth and is a staple meals for nearly 1000000000 humans, really within the constructing international. it's been anticipated that maize yields have to raise by way of 60% through 2050. there's an pressing have to elevate yields within the face of such demanding situations as weather switch, threats from pests and ailments and the necessity to make cultivation extra resource-efficient and sustainable.

Drawing on a world diversity of workmanship, this assortment makes a speciality of methods of enhancing the cultivation of maize at every one step within the price chain, from breeding to post-harvest garage. quantity 1 stories 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 more advantageous kinds to neighborhood purposes might be a typical reference for cereal scientists in universities, govt and different study centres and corporations concerned about maize cultivation. it truly is observed by means of quantity 2 which experiences advancements in cultivation ideas 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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