Month: August 2010

New CIMMYT Publications: The normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) Greenseeker TM Handheld sensor – Toward the integrated evaluation of crop management — Part A — Concepts and case studies

Bram Govaerts, Nele Verhulst       Introduction      A. Plant reflectance and normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI)      Reflectance is the ratio of energy that is reflected from an object to the energy incident on the object. Spectral reflectance of a crop differs considerably in the near...

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New CIMMYT Publications: Maize for Asia – Emerging Trends and Technologies. Proceedings of the 10th Asian Regional Maize Workshop; Makassar, Indonesia; October 20-23, 2008

  Editor in Chief Pervez H. Zaidi, Mohammad Azrai, and Kevin Pixley ISBN: 978-979-1159-41-8 Abstract: This is proceeding of the 10th Asian Regional Maize Workshop held in Makassar, Indonesia during 20 – 23 October 2008, and co-organized by International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT),...

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NEW BOOK IN THE LIBRARY: The Atlas of World Hunger

Thomas J. Bassett and Alex Winter-Nelson ISBN: 978-0-226-03907-7 The Atlas of World Hunger Review “The Atlas of World Hunger paints a comprehensive picture of hunger in our time. Bassett and Winter-Nelson thoroughly examine the roots of hunger and poverty and incontrovertibly show their association....

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