West Africa to Witness More Increases in Maize OPVs & Hybrids…. Badu-Apraku

As the Stress-Tolerant Maize for Africa (STMA) Project holds its West African Regional Planning and Review Meeting in IITA, Ibadan Dr. Badu-Apraku,  a maize breeder and researcher at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, has said very emphatically that West Africa is set to witness more increases in maize OPVs (open-pollinated varieties) and hybrids, towards boosting agricultural productivity the subregion. This he said at the opening ceremony of the West African Regional Planning and Review meeting of the Stress-Tolerant Maize for Africa (STMA) in IITA from 1st to 6th May 2018.   The meeting, which is the...

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