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Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project Annual Report 2002
Increasing wheat yields sustainability through agronomic means
This paper examines common factors that constrain wheat yields: insufficient nutrients (using nitrogen as an example); problems of late planting and poor crop establishment; suboptimal water management; lodging; and weeds. ...
Velvetbean: A "new" plant with a history
Velvetbean (Mucuna spp.), a vigorous climbing legume of Asian origin, is prominent among the plants currently promoted for use as a green manure and cover crop in the humid tropics. What is not so well known, however, is ...
Wheat and rice in the mid-hills of Nepal: A benchmark report on farm resources and production practices in Kavre District
(CIMMYT; NARC, 1999)
This benchmark survey involved a random sample of 54 farmers from the Naldung area, grouped by altitude class, ethnicity, land type, and several farm-level categories to characterize sample variability for production ...