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Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project: annual report 2003-2004
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2005)
The IRMA project is aimed at producing stem borer resistant, locally adapted maize varieties for various Kenyan agro-ecological zones using conventional and biotechnology-mediated approaches, particularly Bt technology. ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2004-2005: A solid future
Most people in the developing world depend directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. Maize and wheat alone provide nearly half the food by weight and a quarter of the calories for the 4.9 billion people ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2005-2006: Maize and wheat science for farmers, food, and livelihoods
In the strategic plan, “Seeds of Innovation,” CIMMYT outlined a focus and set its overall goals in conjunction with partners. Now we have taken the vision expressed in that document—one that sees CIMMYT as a key player in ...
Characterization of maize germplasm grown in Eastern and Southern Africa: results of the 2004 regional trials coordinated by CIMMYT
The Summary Tables present grain yields averaged across sites with significant differences between entries, for each of the five to six environments. Data on agronomic performance such as anthesis date, plant and ear height, ...
Maize in India: production systems, constraints, and research priorities
Maize is a promising substitute crop allowing diversification from the rice-wheat system in the upland areas of India. The crop has high production potential, provided the available improved hybrids and composites reach ...
MTP 2006-2008 CIMMYT building on strength. International Crop Improvement: our contribution to reduce hunger and poverty
In 2003 CIMMYT began a process of renewal and revitalization. It was designed to keep CIMMYT’s crucial maize and wheat improvement work relevant to the needs of the poorest and those in fragile environments, where the ...
Proceedings of the Ninth Asian Regional Maize Workshop
(CAAS; CIMMYT, 2005)
The Ninth Asian Regional Maize Workshop (9th ARMW) had been organized and successfully held in September 5th -9th , 2005 in Beijing. Like its predecessors, the 9th ARMW was three years later than 8th ARMW. It was an important ...
Guía práctica para la identificación de algunas enfermedades de trigo y cebada
Un aspecto fundamental de los programas de fitomejoramiento –en este caso, de trigo y cebada– es la selección de germoplasma con resistencia a enfermedades. Para cumplir con sus objetivos, el programa de trigo del CIMMYT ...
Impact of improved maize germplasm on poverty alleviation: the case of Tuxpeño-Derived materials in Mexico
This study documents the use of improved maize germplasm by poor small-scale farmers in lowland tropical Mexico and how it contributes to their well-being. To this end, the direct adoption of improved varieties and their ...
Impacts of international wheat breeding research in the developing world, 1988-2002
The third in a series of global studies, this report (covering 1988-2002) documents the adoption and diffusion of modern wheat varieties in the developing world and assesses the benefits generated by international wheat ...