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Participatory selection of maize varieties using the mother and baby scheme

By: Mwala, M.S | Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT), Mexico DF (Mexico).
Contributor(s): De Meyer, J [coaut.] | Banziger, M [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Mexico, DF (Mexico) CIMMYT : 2003Description: p. 196-197.ISBN: 970-648-106-0.Subject(s): Biophysics | Evaluation | Farmers | Field experimentation | Maize | Mother plants | Project management | Socioeconomic environment | Varieties | Yields AGROVOC | Hybrids AGROVOC | Plant breeding AGROVOCSummary: One of the important objectives of CIMMYT in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is the provision of improved maize varieties to small-holder farmers, but their adoption of new varieties has lagged behind varietal development (Morris 2001). In collaboration with national maize programs, CIMMYT has promoted the "mother and baby" tria1 scheme, a participatory variety selection (PVS) concept, which assesses the sodo-economic and physical adaptability characteristics of a variety and accelerates the dissemination of improved, adapted maize cultivars (Banziger and de Meyer 2002).Collection: CIMMYT Staff Publications Collection
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One of the important objectives of CIMMYT in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is the provision of improved maize varieties to small-holder farmers, but their adoption of new varieties has lagged behind varietal development (Morris 2001). In collaboration with national maize programs, CIMMYT has promoted the "mother and baby" tria1 scheme, a participatory variety selection (PVS) concept, which assesses the sodo-economic and physical adaptability characteristics of a variety and accelerates the dissemination of improved, adapted maize cultivars (Banziger and de Meyer 2002).

Research and Partnership Program

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0311|AGRIS 0301|AL-Maize Program

Juan Carlos Mendieta

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