Download e-book for kindle: Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize Volume 1: From by Dr Dave Watson,Denise E. Costich,J. Stephen Smith,Dr Candice

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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ISBN-13: 9781786760081

Maize is without doubt one of the most vital and commonly grown cereal vegetation on the earth and is a staple nutrients for nearly 1000000000 humans, fairly within the constructing international. it's been expected that maize yields have to elevate via 60% by way of 2050. there's an pressing have to elevate yields within the face of such demanding situations as weather swap, threats from pests and illnesses and the necessity to make cultivation extra resource-efficient and sustainable.

Drawing on a global variety of craftsmanship, this assortment specializes in methods of enhancing the cultivation of maize at every one step within the worth chain, from breeding to post-harvest garage. quantity 1 stories 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 potent results for smallholders within the constructing world.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize quantity 1: From stronger forms to neighborhood functions could be a customary reference for cereal scientists in universities, executive and different learn centres and firms serious about maize cultivation. it truly is followed via quantity 2 which reports advancements in cultivation options in addition to the administration of pests and diseases.

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