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Production and Use

Edited by Akbar Hossain

Bangladesh Wheat and Maize Research Institute

Maize is a staple cereal after wheat and rice. It is an important source of carbohydrate, protein, iron, vitamin B and minerals for many poor people in the world. In developing countries maize is a major source of income in resource-poor farmers. As maize is used both as silage and as crop residue and the grains of maize are usually used for food, starch and oil extraction industrially, the demand for maize is rising day by day. Therefore, it is imperative for improvement of maize to meet the increasing demand. This book entitled "Maize - Production and Use" highlights the importance of maize and the improved management approaches for improving the productivity of maize in the era of changing climate.

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MaizeProduction and UseEdited by Akbar Hossain

Published: April 22nd 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.82912

ISBN: 978-1-83880-262-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-261-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78984-621-8

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

8445 Total Chapter Downloads

21 Crossref Citations

30 Dimensions Citations


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1. Maize as Energy Crop

By Elpiniki Skoufogianni, Alexandra Solomou, Georgios Charvalas and Nicholaos Danalatos


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2. Nutritive Value

By Shikha Bathla, Manpreet Jaidka and Ramanjit Kaur


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3. Quality Protein Maize: An Alternative Food to Mitigate Protein Deficiency in Developing Countries

By S.R. Krishna Motukuri


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4. Climate Change Impacts on Sustainable Maize Production in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review

By Kelvin Mulungu and John N. Ng’ombe


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5. Amelioration of Drought Tolerance in Maize Using Rice Husk Biochar

By Md. Abdul Mannan and Mariam Akter Shashi


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6. Improved Technologies for Higher Maize Production

By Manpreet Jaidka, Shikha Bathla and Ramanjit Kaur


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7. Potential and Advantages of Maize-Legume Intercropping System

By Sagar Maitra, Tanmoy Shankar and Pradipta Banerjee


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8. Chemical Weed Management in Maize (Zea mays L.) under Conservation Agricultural Systems: An Outlook of the Eastern Gangetic Plains in South-Asia

By Akbar Hossain, Mst. Tanjina Islam, Md. Shohidul Islam, Nurislam, Sharif Ahmed, Khokan Kumer Sarker and Mahesh Kumar Gathala


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9. Women Participation in Post-Harvest Processing of Maize Using Indigenous Technologies: A Perspective of Kogi State of Nigeria

By Adejo Patrick Emmanuel


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