3- Maize Variety Selector Potential Users
By providing information on the outlets for specific varieties, the MVS facilitated linkages between different actors in the maize value chain for optimum production and profit. The MVS targeted the following types of user:
4- Maize Variety Selector Access Options
The predictions that drive the site-specific advices of the MVS were derived from the analysis of either multi-location trial data or calibration experiments across a temperature gradient. There were four country-based versions of MVS, namely Ethiopia (20 varieties), Kenya (22 varieties), Nigeria (32 varieties) and Tanzania (42 varieties).
For further information, please refer to the document: “Spatial predictions of maize phenology: workflows and potential decision support applications”