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Cereals in China
China, which has a very long history, abounds in agrarian testimonies from Neolithic times. As the sinologist Joseph Needham once wrote, “the fundamental occupation, the root pen and the basis of the nation’s wealth and ...
Research on barley yellow dwarf: state of the art of the CIMMYT program and its future research focus
This Wheat Special Report is motivated by changes in leadership and funding of CIMMYT's research on barley yellow dwarf viruses (BYD viruses). In 1991, P.A. Burnett, who headed the section in the 1980s, left CIMMYT. R. ...
Russian wheat aphid research at CIMMYT: current status and future goals
A few years ago, CIMMYT started working on the Russian Wheat Aphid (Diuraphis noxia) on a very small scale. Reports on the spread and damage due to this aphid's attack are on the increase in both developed and developing ...
1990-91 CIMMYT World wheat facts and trends: wheat and barley production in rainfed marginal environments of the developing world
A synopsis of recent trends in rainfed marginal environments of the developing world is followed by a description of the major wheat and barley farming systems in West Asia-North Africa (WANA) and South Asia (the role of ...
Wheat and barley production in rainfed marginal environments of west Asia and North Africa: problems and prospects
This report reviews long-term trends in cereal production and consumption in Weat Asia and North Africa (WANA) and describes the main wheat- and barley-based farming systems found in rainfed marginal en vironments of the ...
Participants: Arnel R. Hallauer International symposium on plant breeding
Dr. Amel A. Hallauer is a retired distinguished professor from Iowa State University, a member of the National Academy of Science, and a member of the US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service's Science ...
Regional barley yield trial 1975-1976