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Traditional Field Crops (Peace Corps, 1981, 283 p.)[edit]


For more specific information on crops contact the following international crop improvement associations:

The International Center for Tropical Agriculture in Colombia (CIAT): focuses on maize, beans, and casava (manioc). Address: Apartado Aereo 6713, Cali, Colombia.

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-arid Tropics in India (ICRISAT): focuses on millet, sorghum, peanuts, chickpeas, and pigeonpeas. Address: Patancheru P.O., Andhra Pradesh 502 324, INDIA

The International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, Nigeria focuses on maize, grain legumes (cowpeas, lima beans, soybeans), rice, root and tuber crops. Address: Oyo Road, PMB 5320, Ibadan, NIGERIA, West Africa. Also has a farming systems research program.

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in Mexico (CIMMYT). Address: Londres 40, Apdo. Postal 6-641, MEXICO 6, D.F.

The International Potato Center, Peru (CIP). Address: Apdo. 5969, Lima, PERU, S.A.

The International Rice Research Institute, the Philippines (IRRI). Address: P.O. Box 583, Manila, PHILIPPINES.