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Review: Maize research and production in Nigeria

JE Iken, NA Amusa

Abstract


Maize (Zea mays) is a major important cereal being cultivated in the rainforest and the derived Savannah zones of Nigeria. Land races, improved high yielding and pest and diseases resistant varieties of maize have been developed.


Key words: Maize, Zea mays, Nigeria.

African Journal of Biotechnology Vol.3(6) 2004: 302-307



http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB2004.000-2056
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