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Cover for Impacts of CIMMYT maize breeding research.

This chapter discusses the impacts of the maize breeding programme of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre, headquartered in Mexico, based on regional studies in Latin America, eastern and southern Africa, and Asia.

Author(s)
Morris, M.; Mekuria, M.; Gerpacio, R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Is marker-assisted selection cost-effective compared with conventional plant breeding methods? The case of quality protein Maize.

This chapter presents the findings of a case study designed to compare the cost of using conventional plant breeding methods with the cost of using a new DNA-based crop selection technique known as marker-assisted selection (MAS). The case study, which was carried out in Mexico at the International ...

Author(s)
Dreher, K.; Morris, M.; Khairallah, M.; Ribaut, J. M.; Shivaji Pandey; Ganesan Srinivasan
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996189)
Type
Book chapter