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A quality protein maize (QPM) manual for agricultural extension in Ethiopia

By: Chere, A.T.
Contributor(s): Kelemu, K | Tadesse, A | Dagne Wegary Gissa.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Addis Adaba, Ethiopia : CIMMYT : CGIAR, 2017Description: iv, 31 pages.Subject(s): Maize | Protein quality AGROVOC | Agricultural extension AGROVOC | EthiopiaOnline resources: Open Access through Dspace Summary: This manual introduces the key features of QPM, its nutritional benefits and importance, and techniques of production. It gives an updated information about the QPM varieties that are available for commercial production and their agro-ecological adaptation areas in the country, together with the agronomic practices required for grain and seed production. It also include a brief accounts of management of the most important pests attacking maize. The manual has been prepared to assist agricultural extension staff at grassroots level to train and advice farmers by explaining in simple terms about QPM technology and its nutritional benefits, and to concisely describe production techniques. It also enables to communicate a uniform and consistent messages to farmers and consumers in training and field days across the country.
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This manual introduces the key features of QPM, its nutritional benefits and importance, and techniques of production. It gives an updated information about the QPM varieties that are available for commercial production and their agro-ecological adaptation areas in the country, together with the agronomic practices required for grain and seed production. It also include a brief accounts of management of the most important pests attacking maize. The manual has been prepared to assist agricultural extension staff at grassroots level to train and advice farmers by explaining in simple terms about QPM technology and its nutritional benefits, and to concisely describe production techniques. It also enables to communicate a uniform and consistent messages to farmers and consumers in training and field days across the country.

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