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maize Tag

Maize is the third most important food crop in Nigeria in terms of production after cassava and yam, with 31% used for feed and 12% for processing. The demand for maize increases annually due to urbanization and population growth (FAO, 2013). Although Nigeria produces over 7...

Abebe Menkir, Baffour Badu-Apraku, A Tahirou Abdoulaye, Melaku Gedil, and Silvestro Meseka Maize has emerged in the last three decades as an important food security and income generating crop for millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Despite its importance, the average maize grain yields are...