Grain-maize, mechanised production in the tropical and subtropical regions by Peter Glanze

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Cover title: Mechanized production of grain-maize.

Book details

Other titlesMechanized production of grain-maze.
Statementby Peter Glanze ; [translated from the German by Peter Liebscher].
SeriesTechnical fundamentals
LC ClassificationsSB191.M2 G5713
The Physical Object
Pagination196 p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4616881M
LC Control Number77398029

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45 % or over million hectares used for maize production (Pauw and Thurlow, ). A national yield is oscillating between and t/h, compared to the estimated potential yields of 4 -5 t/h (Barreiro-Hurle, ; Mbwanga and Massawe, ). Overall maize production has grown at an annual rate of % over last 25 years.

pests of stored maize in tropical and subtropical regions (12, 2). On 30th March and 15th February respectively, seven pairs of each pest species were introduced in every single granary to test the action of the insecticidal plants and/or the storage method.

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Paliwal --Origin, evolution and spread of maize / R.L. Paliwal --Tropical maize morphology / R.L. Paliwal --Tropical maize physiology / H.R.

Lafitte --Tropical maize cytogenetics / R.L. Paliwal --Maize types / R.L. Cotton is the most important fibre crop and cotton seed is used as a vegetable oil and a part of fodder for milch cattle for better milk production. Cotton is a Kharif Crop and grows in tropical and subtropical areas.

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A seven-fold increase in production occurred between and Similarly production increased from 6, to 7, tonnes (%) between and respectively (CBN Annual Report ).Skip to main content.

Intended for healthcare professionals.Here are a few interesting resources and learning materials that will give you a headstart if you’re seriously considering maize farming and production business in Africa.

How to Grow a Good Maize Crop is a simply-written and easy to understand handbook developed by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).

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