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White maize: A traditional food grain in developing countries
Farmers' wheat seed sources and seed management in the Enebssie area, Ethiopia
This study in Enebssie area, Ethiopia, aimed to identify farmers' wheat seed acquisition and transfer mechanisms; explore problems related to those mechanisms; document the status of previously released wheat varieties; ...
Using economics to explain spatial diversity in a wheat crop: Examples from Australia and China
Spatial diversity indicators may serve an important function for policymakers as they seek to manage crop genetic diversity and potential externalities associated with diffusion of some types of genetically improved crops. ...
Regional Wheat Workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, 9; Addis Ababa (Ethiopia); 2-6 Oct. 1995
(CIMMYT*CIDA Eastern Africa Cereals Program, 1996)
Sources of productivity growth in wheat: A review of recent performance and medium-to long-term prospects
Sources of yield growth in wheat are investigated based on a stylized framework of technical change. Evidence suggests that the relative contribution of input intensification to yield growth has diminished in recent years ...
Impact of Mexican germplasm on Brazilian wheat cropping: an ex-post economic analysis
This paper reviews and analyzes economic returns to wheat research in Brazil's main wheat-producing regions in Rio Grande do SuI and Paranci. Between 1975 and 1991, the area planted to wheat in Brazil increased significantly ...
Farmer plant breeding from a biological perspective: Implications for collaborative plant breeding
Plant breeding by research has become increasingly isolated from the plant breeding of farmers. Collaborative plant breeding (CPB) offers the possibility of bringing these two plant breeding traditions together to increase ...
Wheat Farmers' Seed Management and Varietal Adoption in Kenya
(CIMMYT *Egerton University *KARI, 2002)
Wheat is the second most important crop in Kenya after maize and is becoming an important source of food both for humans and livestock. Despite increasing wheat production, only 50% of domestic consumption requirements are ...
Understanding farm level technology adoption: lessons learned from CIMMYT's micro surveys in Eastern Africa
Drawing on a series of technology adoption studies carried out by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in collaboration with national agricultural research systems in Eastern Africa during 1996-98, ...