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Maize research in Nepal

By: Adhikari, K | Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT), Mexico, DF (Mexico) | 7, Proceedings of the Asian Regional Maize Workshop Los Baños (Philippines) 23-27 Feb 1998.
Contributor(s): Koirala, K.B [coaut.] | Subedi, M [coaut.] | Vasal, S.K.|Gonzalez Ceniceros, F.|XiongMing, F [eds.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Los Baños, Laguna (Philippines) PCARRD : 2000Description: p. 534-552.Subject(s): Agricultural economics | Climatic factors | Germplasm | Insect diseases | Maize | Nepal | Plant diseases | Seed production | Soils | Technological changes | Zea mays AGROVOC | Plant breeding AGROVOC | Agricultural research AGROVOCSummary: The paper discusses area, production and productivity trends of major cereals in Nepal. Area has increased in the hills and mid-hills but the productivity has declined by 17%. The paper describes major maize production zones in the country along with some important soil and climate characteristics. The activities of the National Maize Research Program have been listed including varietal improvement, stress tolerant genotypes, production of breeder & foundation seed, transfer of technology, training manpower and establishing technical cooperation with related national & international research centers. The paper discusses various aspects of collection, exotic germplasm and some hybrid development efforts as well as the importance of diseases and insects. Results on agronomic research are reported in a separate paper.Collection: CIMMYT Publications Collection
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The paper discusses area, production and productivity trends of major cereals in Nepal. Area has increased in the hills and mid-hills but the productivity has declined by 17%. The paper describes major maize production zones in the country along with some important soil and climate characteristics. The activities of the National Maize Research Program have been listed including varietal improvement, stress tolerant genotypes, production of breeder & foundation seed, transfer of technology, training manpower and establishing technical cooperation with related national & international research centers. The paper discusses various aspects of collection, exotic germplasm and some hybrid development efforts as well as the importance of diseases and insects. Results on agronomic research are reported in a separate paper.

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