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Conservation tillage: a viable option for sustainable agriculture in Eurasia
(CIMMYT; ICARDA, 2000)
Leaf rust of spring wheat in Northern Kazakhstan and Siberia: incidence, virulence, and breeding for resistance
Northern Kazakhstan and Western Siberia of Russia represent a relatively uniform continuous area of spring wheat cultivation of ~20 million ha. Despite the dry climate, cultivation of susceptible varieties resulted in ...
Environmental consequences of agricultural commercialization in Asia
Agroindustrialization and agricultural commercialization are both consequences of economic growth and urbanization. Commercialization of agricultural systems leads to greater market orientation; progressive substitution ...
Genetic gains for grain yield in high latitude spring wheat grown in western Siberia in 1900-2008
Short season high latitude (50-N-56 N) spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is grown on approximately 7 million ha in Western Siberia with average yield of 1.5-2.0 t/ha. A historical set of 47 varieties developed and grown ...
Improving wheat stripe rust resistance in Central Asia and the Caucasus
Wheat is the most important cereal in Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) and the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia). Stripe rust, caused by Puccinia striiformis f. sp. ...
A history of wheat breeding in China