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Developing sustainable wheat production systems: the eighth regional wheat workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
According to the workshop theme, "Developing Sustainable Wheat Production Systems", the results of this workshop are of direct interest to us as one of the poorest countries in the Third World. Whereas Africa is vastly ...
Regional wheat workshop: eastern, Central and Southern Africa, and Indian Ocean
(NPBS; CIMMYT, 1985)
It is well recognised that the rate of development 1n agriculture, is greatly influenced, among other factors, by the quality of national institutions responsible for research and development programmes. The availability ...
South, Central and East Afica in conjunction with the Inaugural Biennial Meeting of the AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION OF ZAMBIA at Mount Makulu Research Station, Chilanga
This first ever Wheat Workshop being held here at Mount Makulu Central Research Station, and which has been jointly organized by the wheat researchers in my ministry and the Agricultural Science Association of Zambia. Mr. ...
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 ...
Teaching notes on the diagnostic phase of OFR/FSP concepts, principles and procedure
This document was put together using the various publications of CIMMYT and lecture material delivered by CIMMYT staff and other resource people who participated in our training workshops in the region and elsewhere. This ...
External review and impact assessment of the african highlands initiative (AHI): program evaluation report
It is widely acknowledged that INRM is a means of achieving the CGIAR’s multiple goals of food security, poverty alleviation, and protection of the natural environment. The CGIAR has defined INRM as "a way of doing ...
Demonstrations of an interdisciplinary approach to planning adaptive agricultural research programmes
(CIMMYT Eastern African Economics Programme, 1979)
Area based development programmes aimed at improving the incomes of small farmers are a major concern of governments in less developed countries. New technology is the foundation of these prograrmnes and the selection of ...
An analysis of the bottlenecks affecting the production and deployment of maize seed in eastern and Southern Africa
The publication describes outcomes of a study conducted in 2007/08 to analyze the bottlenecks affecting the production and deployment of maize seed in eastern and southern Africa. The objectives of the study were to provide ...
Races of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici with combined virulence to Sr13 and Sr9e in a field stem rust screening nursery in Ethiopia
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2012)
North American durum lines, selected for resistance to TTKSK (Ug99) and related races of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici in Kenya, became susceptible in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, suggesting the presence of stem rust races ...
First report of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici races with virulence to wheat stem rust resistance genes Sr31 and Sr24 in Eritrea
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2011)
Wheat stem rust, caused by Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici, has historically been a major limiting factor in wheat production. Identification of isolate Ug99 in Uganda in 1999 highlighted the vulnerability of a large ...