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CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1977
World wheat production for the year ending mid-1977 was 413 million metric tons, an all-time record (U.S.D.A. World Grain Situation, Nov. 11, 1977). Collectively, the developing nations also produced a record crop, totaling ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1976
Wheat production continued to expand faster than population growth, both world wide and in the developing countries. In the past decade, wheat production rose 50 per cent and population 30 per cent. World wheat production ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1975
As stated in our last report, the world is awakening to the need for food in the face of the expanding world population. This is reflected in the greater worldwide awareness of the value of food and the greater interest ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1978
The use of multiline varieties, described elsewhere in this report, offers one excellent option for slowing down the build-up of a rust epidemic and thereby permits the crop to mature without damage. The writer and his ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1974
The first half of the 1970's was characterized by shifting economic, climatic and population forces that had a drastic effect on many of the developing countries. Policy makers in these countries sought increased agricultural ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1973
The year 1973 marked the 28th year of continuous research on wheat and other small grains in Mexico by CIMMYT and its predecessors. It also marked the ninth year of CIMMYT's activities as an international center, based in ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1976-77
In 1976 and 1977, our maize scientists worked alongside national program scientists in 45 countries. We had firsthand looks at international trials and at production problems in farmers' fields. We also contacted former ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1972: On maize and wheat improvement
The year 1972 was a period of continued progress for CIMMYT and its network of collaborators. To summarize: significant scientific gains are described in this annual report for each branch of CIMMYT'scrop research. In-service ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1970-1971: On maize and wheat improvement
This annual report carries the story of CIMMYT through 1971. Previous reports ended in midyear. Therefore, it has been necessary to report some activities over an 18-month period. The years 1970 and 1971 were extraordinary ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1969-1970: On progress toward increasing yields of maize and wheat
Throughout the developing world during the past decade, maize and wheat production has advanced as never before. In Mexico, for example, average yields of wheat progressed from about 2,200 kg/ha in 1960 to 3,200 in 1969-70. ...