Crop productivity of maize and bean intercropping systems was evaluated in terms of crop yield and growth.
09) was observed in maize at 60 cm spaced row + mungbean.
Keywords: Biofortification, Vitamin A Deficiency, Orange Maize, Vitamin A Maize, Zambia
At the same time, maize is the most important staple crop in Zambia, both in terms of production and consumption.
The Agriculture ministry is targeting 500,000 acres under maize production.
It is high time the government made good use of underutilised land to produce more maize,' the source said.
28 billion will buy about 400,000 bags based on the government's price of S,200 per bag maize enough to feed Kenyans for less than a week.
Last year, the government released over two million bags of maize to millers to curb rising flour prices which had hit a record Sh153 per 2kg packet.
He said that the association faced a lot of challenges relating to armyworm infestation of maize farms in 2017, which consequently resulted in the importation of maize to meet local demands.
We, as an association, are doing all we can to ensure that in 2018, maize farmers are able to grow enough maize to support the market.
Responding to a calling attention notice moved by Sheikeh Fayya-Ud- din regarding expected abolition of import duty on maize by the government, he said, 'the government is not considering to abolish import duty on maize and total production of maize was 5.
However, he said it was the desire of the poultry association to abolish the regulatory duty on the maize but no such idea is under consideration.
Keywords: inorganic nutrients, white and yellow maize flours, comparative analysis, inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Maize is widely cultivated throughout the world, United States produces 40% of the world's harvest and other top producing countries include China, Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, India, France and Argentina.
Since the discovery of maize
B chromosomes by Kuwada (1925), they have been intensively studied.