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Maize diseases: a guide for field identification
This booklet is designed as a quick guide for identifying maize diseases. It is intended for field use by agricultural technicians and maize producers. The text provides a brief description of some of the principal maize ...
The nepal ridger
The Nepal Ridger is a tool designed to improve production conditions for crops grown in rotation with flooded rice. It can be built of simple materials and can be adapted to human, animal or tractor power. In most traditional ...
Field manual of common wheat diseases and pests
The purpose of this manual is to help agricultural field workers identify common diseases and pests of wheat. Specific chemical control procedures are not given since these may differ from country to country. Local plant ...
Instructions for the management of the International Yield Nurseries: Spring Wheat (ISWYN), Durum (IDYN), Triticale (ITYN)
Due primarily to the work of members of the Plant Science Department of the University of Manitoba, and more recently to CIMMYT working in collaboration with the Canadian group, many of the basic deficiencies of Triticale ...
Operational guidelines for assessing the impact of agricultural research on livelihoods: good practices from CIMMYT.
Impact assessment (IA) in agricultural research is the effort to measure its social, economic, environmental, and other benefits. IA is important because stakeholders expect research organizations such as CIMMYT to account ...
A User's Manual for Fieldbook 5.1/7.1 and Alpha
FIELDBOOK is a collection of macros for Microsoft EXCEL®, designed to assist maize breeders in aspects of fieldbook, pedigree and data management. The program manages seed preparation, nursery and trial books, updates ...
Instructions for the management of the International Maize Adaptation Nursery (IMAN)
It has been known for a long time that varieties of maize differ greatly in their response to different environments, Many varieties are specifically adapted to a very narrow range of climatic or edaphic factors, while ...
Farmer practices and problems in N. Veracruz
In an attempt to describe and explain fanner maize production practices for three recommendation domains in Northern Veracruz, two formal surveys were carried out. The first was conducted in August 1978 and examined the ...
A general guide to data preparation for computer analysis of farm survey data
If a computer and an appropriate program for survey data analysis are available, the researcher has to decide whether or not these computer facilities should be used to analyse the survey data or whether an analysis by ...