Download e-book for iPad: Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize Volume 2: by Dr Dave Watson,Alam Sher,Xiaoli Liu,Jincai Li,Dr Youhong

By Dr Dave Watson,Alam Sher,Xiaoli Liu,Jincai Li,Dr Youhong Song,Prof. Charles Wortmann,Patricio Grassini,Roger W. Elmore,Dr Peter S. Setimela,Dr Alpha Kamara,Dr Wade E. Thomason,Bee Khim Chim,Mark S. Reiter,Dr Bram Govaerts,Isabelle François,Nele Verhulst,L

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ISBN-13: 9781786760128

Maize is among the most vital and broadly grown cereal vegetation on the planet and is a staple meals for nearly one thousand million humans, relatively within the constructing international. it's been anticipated that maize yields have to bring up via 60% through 2050. there's an pressing have to elevate yields within the face of such demanding situations as weather switch, threats from pests and ailments and the necessity to make cultivation extra resource-efficient and sustainable.

Drawing on a global diversity of workmanship, this assortment specializes in methods of bettering the cultivation of maize at every one step within the price chain, from breeding to post-harvest garage. quantity 2 experiences study on advancements in cultivation concepts corresponding to nutrient administration, crop rotation, intercropping and different elements of conservation agriculture. It additionally discusses advancements in tools for combatting pests and ailments.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize quantity 2: Cultivation options, pest and sickness control should be a regular reference for cereal scientists in universities, executive and different learn centres and corporations excited by maize cultivation. it's observed by way of quantity 1 which experiences advancements in breeding and methods learn may be translated into potent results for smallholders within the constructing world.

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