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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Cereal crop research and breeding in Zimbabwe
Author:Caulfield, Mike
Year:2007
Periodical:Heritage of Zimbabwe (ISSN 0556-9605)
Issue:26
Pages:77-83
Language:English
Geographic terms:Zimbabwe
Southern Africa
Subjects:agricultural research
agricultural technology
maize
sorghum
wheat
agricultural history
Agriculture, Agronomy, Forestry
Grain
Agriculture--Research
Plant breeding
Abstract:This paper presents the history of crop research and breeding in Zimbabwe, for the period, roughly, from the 1920s up to the 1990s. It pays attention to the research and promotion of sorghum and the production of wheat varieties. The bulk of the paper is devoted to the hybridization of maize, and maize breeders. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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