Normal view MARC view ISBD view

1991/92 CIMMYT world maize facts and trends : maize research investment and impacts in developing countries

By: Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: CIMMYT World Maize Facts and Trends.Analytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Mexico, D.F. : CIMMYT, 1992Description: v, 57 pages.ISBN: 968-6127-71-2.Subject(s): Economic analysis | Production factors | MaizeOnline resources: Open Access through Dspace Summary: This report examines maize research in the developing world, focusing primarily on crop breeding by the public sector (national research programs and international agricultural research centers). Based on a survey of developing country maize research programs, the report reviews the level of human and financial resources invested in public sector maize research in Africa, Asia, West Asia/North Africa, and Latin America. The products of that research (particularly improved varieties and hybrids generated by public sector crop breeding programs during the past 25 years) are described, as well as their impacts in farmers' fields. A general approach to analyzing returns to research is reviewed, and several case studies of the returns to maize research are briefly described. The report concludes with a discussion of how such studies must be improved to meet the increasing demand for information to justify research resource allocation decisions.Collection: CIMMYT Publications Collection
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Report CIMMYT Knowledge Center: John Woolston Library

Lic. Jose Juan Caballero Flores

 

CIMMYT Publications Collection Look under series title (Browse shelf) 1 Available 625321
Report CIMMYT Knowledge Center: John Woolston Library

Lic. Jose Juan Caballero Flores

 

CIMMYT Publications Collection Look under series title (Browse shelf) 2 Available 639626
Total holds: 0

Open Access

This report examines maize research in the developing world, focusing primarily on crop breeding by the public sector (national research programs and international agricultural research centers). Based on a survey of developing country maize research programs, the report reviews the level of human and financial resources invested in public sector maize research in Africa, Asia, West Asia/North Africa, and Latin America. The products of that research (particularly improved varieties and hybrids generated by public sector crop breeding programs during the past 25 years) are described, as well as their impacts in farmers' fields. A general approach to analyzing returns to research is reviewed, and several case studies of the returns to maize research are briefly described. The report concludes with a discussion of how such studies must be improved to meet the increasing demand for information to justify research resource allocation decisions.

Text in English

CIMMYT Publications Collection

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Click on an image to view it in the image viewer

baner

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) © Copyright 2015. Carretera México-Veracruz. Km. 45, El Batán, Texcoco, México, C.P. 56237.
Monday –Friday 9:00 am. 17:00 pm. If you have any question, please contact us at CIMMYT-Knowledge-Center@cgiar.org

Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT) © Copyright 2015. Carretera México-Veracruz. Km. 45, El Batán, Texcoco, México, C.P. 56237.
Lunes –Viernes 9:00 am. 17:00 pm. Si tiene cualquier pregunta, contáctenos a CIMMYT-Knowledge-Center@cgiar.org