Review: Maize research and production in Nigeria

  • JE Iken Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Obafemi Awolowo University, PMB 5029, Moor Plantation, Ibadan. Nigeria
  • NA Amusa Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Obafemi Awolowo University, PMB 5029, Moor Plantation, Ibadan. Nigeria
Keywords: Maize, <I>Zea mays</I>, Nigeria

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
Published
2005-03-03
Section
Articles

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