Posts Tagged ‘Colombia’

Researchers in Colombia learn to use Fieldbook

July 14, 2009

About 20 scientists from FENALCE learned how to use Fieldbook—software for managing maize breeding activities—at CIMMYT-Colombia from 10-12 June 2009. FENALCE, Colombia’s National Federation of Cereal …


Training course in Colombia: application of ecophysiology to crop improvement

July 27, 2008

From July 21 to 25, 18 crop researchers attended Colombia’s Agricultural and Livestock Research Corporation (CORPOICA) for a 40-hour training course on the application of ecophysiology to crop improve …


First FLDP in Spanish

October 26, 2007

Thirteen national staff from CIMMYT and the Cali Colombia-based International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) took the First Leadership Development Program (FLDP) last week at El Batán. CIMMYT …


CIMMYT-Colombia maize enters the coffee zone

July 13, 2007

The June 2007 edition of the Colombian publication “Agricultura & Ganadería” (www. agriculturayganaderia.com) carried a report on the recently-released maize hybrid FNC 3056, developed for croppin …


CIMMYT quality protein maize hybrids shine in 2005-06 trials

November 17, 2006

In global trials during 2005-06, white-grained, quality protein maize (QPM) experimental hybrids from CIMMYT significantly outyielded the best seed industry checks. QPM grain contains nearly twice nor …


Corpoica maize ‘V-114’ released in Colombia

August 18, 2006

Last 25 July, more than 180 farmers and staff from CIMMYT and CORPOICA, Colombia’s agriculture research organization, gathered in the field of Isabel Cristina Cardenas at Los Palmitos, near Sincelejo, …


New CIMMYT-based maize hybrid released in Colombia

June 9, 2006

Colombia’s Agriculture and Livestock Research Corporation (CORPOICA) has released a new maize hybrid, CORPOICA PALMIRA H-262, for the country’s Cauca Valley Department. The new single-cross hybrid, wh …