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MAIZE Annual Report 2017

To read the MAIZE Annual Report 2017, please click here.

In 2017, 79 improved maize varieties were released by MAIZE partners worldwide, including 26 in Latin America, 44 in Sub-Saharan Africa and 9 in Asia. These varieties are based on use of CGIAR lines from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). Some of the special traits stacked in these varieties include drought and heat tolerance, nitrogen use efficiency, enhanced protein quality, high kernel zinc and resistance to diseases of regional or global importance, such as maize lethal necrosis (MLN), tar spot complex (TSC), and resistance to the parasitic weed, Striga.

MAIZE CRP Annual Report 2013

05b17c38-a3d8-4aed-91d0-57ddf43d5ecfThe MAIZE CRP annual report for 2013 has now been released, highlighting 11 particular successes in another exciting year.According to Dave Watson, MAIZE CRP Program Manager, 2013 was defined by strengthening new and existing partner collaborations.