Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize Volume 2: by Dr Dave Watson,Alam Sher,Xiaoli Liu,Jincai Li,Dr Youhong PDF

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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Maize is without doubt one of the most crucial and commonly grown cereal plants on the earth and is a staple meals for nearly one thousand million humans, rather within the constructing global. it's been anticipated that maize yields have to elevate through 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 world variety of craftsmanship, 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 experiences study on advancements in cultivation innovations reminiscent of nutrient administration, crop rotation, intercropping and different features of conservation agriculture. It additionally discusses advancements in tools for combatting pests and ailments.

Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize quantity 2: Cultivation thoughts, pest and disorder control should be a customary reference for cereal scientists in universities, executive and different learn centres and corporations occupied with maize cultivation. it's observed by way of quantity 1 which reports advancements in breeding and methods learn might be translated into potent results for smallholders within the constructing world.

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Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize Volume 2: Cultivation techniques, pest and disease control (Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science) 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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