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Rapid gains in food security from new maize varieties for complex hillside environments through farmer participation
This is a follow-up study of two previous papers in this series in which we discussed the effectiveness of participatory varietal selection (PVS) and community-based seed production (CBSP). In this paper we present from ...
Rapid gains in yield and adoption of new maize varieties for complex hillside environments through farmer participation. II. Scaling-up the adoption through community-based seed production (CBSP)
Participatory varietal selection (PVS) led to the identification of Population-22 and its later release as Manakamana-3. Subsequently further mother?baby trials tested five unreleased open-pollinated varieties (OPVs), ...
Partnering with farmers to accelerate adoption of new technologies in South Asia to improve wheat productivity
There are many socioeconomic and technological constraints that affect the production of wheat and other staple cereals in South Asia. Wheat production is one of the economic mainstays in South Asia, but the yield gap ...