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Advanced Production Technologies of Maize

  • Sajid HussainEmail author
  • Muhammad Ijaz
  • Mubshar Hussain
  • Sami Ul-Allah
  • Tahira Abbas
  • Ahmad Nawaz
  • Muhammad Nawaz
  • Shakeel Ahmad
Chapter

Abstract

Maize (Zea mays L.) is the third important cereal crop after rice and wheat grown around the globe. Byproducts obtained from maize grains are having high value of calories from seed. Feeding of maize grains has intensely increased in poultry and livestock industries. It is a high-yield commodity crop as well as a source of food security in many developing countries in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Maize growing on scientific lines under climate uncertainty is need of the day.

Keywords

Zea mays C4 cereal Production practices Advanced technology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sajid Hussain
    • 1
    Email author
  • Muhammad Ijaz
    • 1
  • Mubshar Hussain
    • 2
  • Sami Ul-Allah
    • 1
  • Tahira Abbas
    • 3
  • Ahmad Nawaz
    • 1
  • Muhammad Nawaz
    • 1
  • Shakeel Ahmad
    • 2
  1. 1.College of AgricultureBahauddin Zakariya UniversityMultanPakistan
  2. 2.Department of AgronomyBahauddin Zakariya UniversityMultanPakistan
  3. 3.College of Agriculture, Bahadur Sub CampusBahauddin Zakariya UniversityMultanPakistan

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