The Resource Biotechnology and Developing Country Agriculture : Maize in Thailand, Suthad Setboonsarng, (electronic book:)

Biotechnology and Developing Country Agriculture : Maize in Thailand, Suthad Setboonsarng, (electronic book:)

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Biotechnology and Developing Country Agriculture : Maize in Thailand
Title
Biotechnology and Developing Country Agriculture
Title remainder
Maize in Thailand
Statement of responsibility
Suthad Setboonsarng
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Maize is a relatively new crop in Thailand, but since commercial production began in the 1950s it has become the second most important crop in terms of planted area and one of the country's top four agricultural exports. Major changes are occurring in the maize market in Thailand. On the supply side, increased production through land expansion will be curtailed in the future to prevent further destruction of forest areas and the area under cultivation actually reduced. On the demand side, until recently most maize was exported, but the rapid increase in domestic demand for livestock feed brings the future of exports into question. Higher yields could be achieved with current maize varieties through the increased application of fertilizer. However, not only is fertilizer expensive (the price of nitrogen is about six times the price of maize): there are also risks involved in applying fertilizer in Thailand's mainly rain-fed production conditions. Public sector maize research in ..
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FR-PaOEC
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Suthad Setboonsarng
Government publication
international or intergovernmental publication
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
OECD Development Centre Working Papers,
Series volume
no.20
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  • Development
  • Thailand
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Biotechnology and Developing Country Agriculture : Maize in Thailand, Suthad Setboonsarng, (electronic book:)
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Publication
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not applicable
Control code
031702011337
Dimensions
21 x 29.7cm.
Extent
67 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
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(FR-PaOEC)
Label
Biotechnology and Developing Country Agriculture : Maize in Thailand, Suthad Setboonsarng, (electronic book:)
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Control code
031702011337
Dimensions
21 x 29.7cm.
Extent
67 p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(FR-PaOEC)

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