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Results of CIMMYT'S regional maize agronomy trial network across Central America and the Caribbean
CIMMYT's collaborative Agronomic research in Central America and the Caribbean began in 1988 with the initiation of a series of similar trials across the region. Three types of trials were established: interseeding of ...
Cultural practices and varietal preferences for durum wheat by farmers of Ada, Lume and Gimbichu Weredas of Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; Alemaya University of Agriculture, 1994)
A survey of 144 fanners was undertaken in Ada, Lume and Gimbichu Weredas to assess fanners' practices in durum wheat production; and to identify the durum wheat varieties they grow and the quality characteristics they seek ...
Intercropping cereals with N-fixing legume species: a method for conserving soil resources in low-input systems
The natural resources of the developing world are becoming increasingly threatened as the agricultural sector intensifies. A major resource being lost is the topsoil. Low levels of soil organic matter and the incomplete ...
Wheat production and grower practices in the Yaqui Valley, Sonora, Mexico
Wheat yields in the Yaqui Valley of NW Mexico have appeared to remain stable in the past decade despite the release of new varieties and improved agronomic recommendations. A study was conducted during the winter of 1990/91 ...
Problems and prospects of the Triticale option for Kenya
(CIMMYT; KARI, 1992)
Triticale was introduced into Kenya in 1967. Since then its production has been promoted to supplement wheat in low potential areas where conditions are marginal for wheat production. Triticale has been regarded as a ...
Reducing maize losses to insect pests by enhancing host plant resistance with Bacillus thuringiensis toxin genes
Maize (Zea mays L.) is one of the principal crops in Mexico and other developing countries, where it is used for human and animal nutrition. Insects constitute a major threat to overall production levels of this vital ...
Liming in Zimbabwe: A critical look at the potential recovery from acid soil infertility in the communal areas of Zimbabwe
Soil acidity is one of the major biophysical constraints to crop production in the communal areas (CAs) of Zimbabwe. The Diagnosis and Recommendation Integrated System (DRIS) progranune has established that many crops in ...
The CIMMYT Maize Program: 1997-98 research highlights
The CIMMYT Maize Program helps the poor in developing countries by increasing the productivity of resources committed to maize while protecting natural resources. It accomplishes this by preserving, improving, and distributing ...
Informe sinóptico de cinco años de observación del Ensayo Latinoamericano de Royas de Cereales (ELAR): 1979-1983 = Summary report of the Latin America Rust Trial
La Oficina Regional del CIMMYT (Trigo) para la Zona Andina con sede en Quito, Ecuador, creó en 1977 un vivero para estudiar el comportamiento de las royas del trigo y la cebada en las zonas productoras de América Latina. ...
Programa de maíz del CIMMYT: reseña de la investigación en 1997-1998
El Programa de Maíz del CIMMYT ayuda a las personas de escasos recursos en los parses en desarrollo, incrementando la productividad de los recursos dedicados al maíz, al tiempo que protege los recursos naturales. Lleva a ...