Maize is the world's most widely grown cereal and a dietary staple throughout the Third World, but its full potential has only begun to be tapped. This book thoroughly examines the biological and economic issues relevant to improving the productivity of maize in developing countries. The authors explore a wide range of practical problems, from maxi

chapter 1|16 pages

Maize in the World Economy

chapter 2|18 pages

The Maize Plant and Its Uses

chapter 5|18 pages

Research Policy Issues

chapter 6|24 pages

Maize Genetic Resources

chapter 8|22 pages

Building Successful Maize Seed Industries

chapter 11|11 pages

Prospects for the Third World Maize Economy