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Germplasm Bank Inauguration
Conference realized for the Germplasm Bank Inauguration in CIMMYT.
The adoption of soil conservation technology in El Salvador: Linking productivity and conservation
Soil conservation practices were successfully disseminated and adopted among farmers in Guaymango, El Salvador, whereas farmers in two similar areas failed to adopt them. Adoption was successful in Guaymango for two reasons. ...
Adoption and impact of high yielding wheat varieties in Northern Tunisia
This study assesses the extent to which durum and bread wheat high yielding varieties (HYVs) have been adopted by farmers in northern Tunisia, a region which accounts for more than 80 degrees ' of the nation's durum wheat ...
Indicators of wheat genetic diversity and germplasm use in the People's Republic of China
A preliminary study of wheat genetic diversity in the People's Republic of China is presented. Available evidence and basic data related to the ancestry of leading wheat cultivars and the area distribution of dominant ...
Intensificacion de sistemas de agricultura tropical mediante leguminosas de cobertura: Un marco conceptual
El uso en la agricultura tropical de leguminosas como cultivos de cobertura para compensar los efectos negativos del cultivo continuo se encuentra ampliamente reconocido y documentado en la literatura. En un sentido amplio, ...
Meeting South Asia's future food requirements from rice-wheat cropping systems: Priority issues facing researchers in the post-green revolution era
The importance of rice-wheat cropping systems in meeting present and future food needs in South Asia is reviewed. Evidence from a number of factor productivity studies, which analyze yield trends after adjusting for changes ...
Soil fertility management research for the maize cropping systems of smallholders in Southern Africa: A review
This paper examines the implications of declining soil fertility for the maize-based cropping systems in southern and eastern Africa. A review of the importance of maize in the region is followed by a description of the ...
Wheat and rice in the Nepal Tarai: Farm resources and production practices in Rupandehi District
A survey was conducted in Rupandehi District of the Nepal Tarai as part of a longer term research program to monitor changes in farmers' resources and production practices in the area's rice-wheat cropping systems. The ...