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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 extensively grown cereal plants on the planet and is a staple nutrients for nearly one thousand million humans, rather within the constructing global. it's been expected that maize yields have to elevate by way of 60% by way of 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 variety of workmanship, this assortment specializes in methods of enhancing the cultivation of maize at every one step within the price chain, from breeding to post-harvest garage. quantity 2 reports learn on advancements in cultivation recommendations resembling nutrient administration, crop rotation, intercropping and different features of conservation agriculture. It additionally discusses advancements in equipment for combatting pests and ailments.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize quantity 2: Cultivation concepts, pest and illness control could be a regular reference for cereal scientists in universities, govt and different examine centres and corporations taken with maize cultivation. it truly is observed by means of quantity 1 which reports advancements in breeding and methods examine should be translated into potent results for smallholders within the constructing world.

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