Maize research and development in Pakistan uri icon

abstract

  • This report reviews maize research and development in Pakistan over the past 30 years. The role, economic importance, principal production environments, trends in production, area and yields, marketing and price trends for maize in Pakistan are reviewed. The evolution of national maize research, the organization of research and the involvemment of CIMMYT are considered. The current status of maize production technologies is surveyed, drawing on farm-level surveys conducted under the collaborative programme between CIMMYT, the Pakistan Agricultural research Council and provincial maize research programmes in Punjab and NWFP. Strategies for improving

publication date

  • 1989