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

Maize is without doubt one of the most crucial and generally grown cereal plants on this planet and is a staple nutrients for nearly one thousand million humans, really within the constructing international. it's been anticipated that maize yields have to bring up by way of 60% via 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 world variety of craftsmanship, this assortment specializes in methods of enhancing the cultivation of maize at each one step within the worth chain, from breeding to post-harvest garage. quantity 2 experiences study on advancements in cultivation options resembling nutrient administration, crop rotation, intercropping and different points of conservation agriculture. It additionally discusses advancements in equipment for combatting pests and illnesses.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize quantity 2: Cultivation options, pest and illness control might be a typical reference for cereal scientists in universities, govt and different learn centres and firms interested by maize cultivation. it truly is observed by way of quantity 1 which studies advancements in breeding and methods study may be translated into potent results for smallholders within the constructing world.

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