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1991-92 project list of the CIMMYT Wheat Program
Evaluating fusarium graminearum resistance in bread wheats, synthetic wheats and their derivatives
The number of sources of resistance to head blight caused by Fusarium graminearum Schw, is limited in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Most resistance sources come from China, Brazil, and Japan. However, they are for the most ...
Results of the second SADC wheat yield nursery, 1997
The SADC Wheat Yield Nursery is intended to evaluate and distribute released and potential wheat cultivars to any research or extension organization in southern Africa. The Nursery is coordinated by the Maize and Wheat ...
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 ...
Yaqui Valley 1989-90 wheat crop survey
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. ...
Epidemiology of Karnal bunt of wheat incited by neovossia indica and an attempt to develop a disease prediction system
Karnal bunt, is a disease of the wheat grain caused by a fungus and is said to have evolved in South Asia. It has come under concern in both India and Mexico over the last few years. In the present treatise, an attempt has ...
Genetic diversity for photosynthesis in wheat under heat-stressed environments and its relationship to productivity
Genetic variation in photosynthetic rate, stomatal conductance, leaf chlorophyll content, and dark respiration was studied in 16 wheat genotypes (Triticum aestivum L.) grown under high-temperature field conditions in central ...
Setting research priorities for agronomic research: a case study for wheat in Chalco, Mexico
Although identifying crop production problems, setting research priorities, and identifying appropriate technological alternatives are fundamental to the success of a research program, these activities rarely receive the ...
CIMMYT/NARS Consultancy on ME1 bread wheat breeding: 4-7 April, 1995 Cd. Obregon, Sonora, Mexico
Through the mechanism of internally managed external reviews (IMERS), all activities of the Wheat Program were reviewed in the period 1990-1994. In general, this was a satisfactory exercise, except that we felt NARS input ...