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 without doubt one of the most vital and commonly grown cereal plants on the planet and is a staple meals for nearly 1000000000 humans, relatively within the constructing global. it's been anticipated that maize yields have to raise via 60% by means of 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 workmanship, this assortment specializes in methods of bettering the cultivation of maize at each one step within the price chain, from breeding to post-harvest garage. quantity 1 experiences learn on breeding and its use in bettering dietary caliber and agronomic functionality. It then is going directly to talk about the demanding situations in translating those advances into powerful results for smallholders within the constructing world.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize quantity 1: From more suitable types to neighborhood functions can be a customary reference for cereal scientists in universities, executive and different examine centres and firms fascinated by maize cultivation. it really is followed by way of quantity 2 which reports advancements in cultivation strategies in addition to the administration of pests and diseases.

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