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The increasing role of wheat consumption and imports in the developing world
This study presents in detail the themes explored in the CIMMYT publication, World Wheat Facts and Trends, Report 2 (1983). It looks at changes in wheat consumption in developing countries, examines the increasing importance ...
Maize food and feed consumption in the developing world
An analysis of trends in maize use in developing countries are presented. The major causes of current trends in maize consumption in these countries is reviewed. Maize feed use in both producing and importing countries is ...
Maize production practices and problems in Egypt: Results of three farmer surveys
The results of three surveys of Egyptian maize farmers are reported. Two of the surveys, carried out in different parts of Egypt, describe farmers' practices and circumstances. The third survey monitors an on-farm experimental ...
Including dietary concerns in On-farm research: An example from Imbabura, Ecuador
The results of a qualitative dietary survey carried out in Imbabura, Ecuador, are described. Attention is given to the application of this; information to the planning of on-farm experimentation for the same region. ...
Data collection, site selection and farmer participation in on-farm experimentation
This paper contains suggestions for improving data collection during on-farm experimentation. Besides providing agronomic data, the experimental phase of on-farm research can be a source of other valuable information. ...
The economic returns to institutional innovations in national agricultural research; On-farm research in IDIAP (Instituto de Investigacion Agropecuaria de Panama) Panama
The paper presents a method for analyzing the returns to investment in on-farm research. It then applies the method to a location-specific maize research program in Caisan, Panama. The results show a rapid adoption of the ...