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Adoption and impacts of improved winter and spring wheat varieties in Turkey
Wheat is one of the most important agricultural commodities in Turkey, and the country ranks among the top ten producers in the world. It is a staple and strategic crop, and an essential food in the Turkish diet, consumed ...
Community assessment of drought tolerant maize for Africa (DTMA) in Kenya
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2009)
While maize is the most important agricultural commodity in Kenya, its production often falls below requirements whenever there is drought. The main aim of the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) project is to address ...
Manual for conducting socioeconomic surveys through pocket portable device assistants (PDAs) and personal computers: Version 1.0 EN (English), July 2009
These programs were developed at CIMMYT for conducting field socioeconomic surveys by means of expand PDAs and expand PCs. The process of collecting data in the PDA or PC consists of designing the survey on the PC, taking ...
Impacts of CIMMYT's international training linked to long-term trials in conservation agriculture: 1996-2006
This study focused on the training of scientists who work in public, private, or non-governmental sectors in the areas of agronomy and sustainable management of natural resources. Of the 82 trainees who participated in ...
Maize nutrition quality and plant tissue analysis laboratory: laboratory protocols 2008
Biochemical and chemical analysis of seeds and green plant tissues are essential in several breeding programs including nutritional and industrial enhancement, plant physiology, and plant pathology. The objective of CIMMYT’s ...
Variety testing and release approaches in DTMA project countries in Sub-Saharan Africa
This report presents a summary of variety testing and release regulations in DTMA project countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). In order to understand these approaches a study was undertaken in 2007 under the auspices of ...
Mexico y el CIMMYT
A principios de los 40, México gestionó asistencia técnica para superar los recurrentes défi cit de alimentos que padecía. La gestión tuvo por resultado un esfuerzo conjunto de largo plazo entre la Secretaría de Agricultura ...
New Seed Initiative for Maize in Southern Africa (NSIMA): annual report 2008
The New Seed Initiative for Maize in Southern Africa (NSlMA) Project has completed the first year of the second phase of funding from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. This phase of the project supported a ...
Seed business management in Africa
The past decade has seen a strong growth in the number of new seed enterprises emerging in Africa, Asia and Latin America. If successful, they will contribute tremendously to the economic growth of their countries, regions ...