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Barley yellow dwarf disease: recent advances and future strategies
Given the complex nature of the disease known as barley yellow dwarf (BYD), it is essential that researchers working to combat it come together periodically to share what they have learned about the virus pathogen and its ...
Research on triticale (X. Triticosecale Wittmack), the product of a cross between wheat and rye, actually began at CIMMYT a year before the Center was formally established in 1966. The program's original objective was to ...
Breeding resistance to yellow (stripe) rust in wheat
The information contained in this paper is a precis of the PhD thesis of Dr. H.P. Bimb. Since yellow (stripe) rust has recently reared its head in West and South Asia, the rapid publication of this Wheat Program Special ...
Proceedings of the Warren E. Kronstad Symposium
On 15-17 of March 2001, CIMMYT held a special symposium in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico, in memory of Dr. Warren E. Kronstad, Distinguished Professor at Oregon State University, who died on 21 May 2000, after a two-year ...
Breeding barley in the new millenium: proceedings of an International Symposium
These are the proceedings of an international barley symposium held on 13-14 March 2000 in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico. The primary reason for holding this special seminar was to honor Dr. Hugo E. Vivar, who retired in ...
CIMMYT's maize germplasm management, improvement, and utilization program
Improving the maize plant is the subject of this publication. It first outlines several population improvement schemes and then focuses on the approach that CIMMYT has adopted in its own maize program. The structure and ...
The global Fusarium initiative for international collaboration
Fusarium head blight (FHB, scab) and Fusarium crown rot (FCR) are important threats to sustainable wheat and barley production worldwide. The efforts to combat these diseases have been increasing around the world throughout ...
1995/96 World wheat facts and trends: understanding global trends in the use of wheat diversity and international flows of wheat genetic resources
This document describes wheat's origins and the flows of germplasm between various regions of the world. It summarizes some of the tools biological and social scientists use to measure genetic diversity. It examines patterns ...
The septoria diseases of wheat: concepts and methods of disease management
This manual summarizes the more pertinent scientific reports on managing the two major septoria pathogens. Topics include the biology of the fungi, infection process, collection an handling of infected material, isolation ...
The economic impact in developing countries of leaf rust resistance breeding in CIMMYT-related spring bread wheat
This study was undertaken to estimate the economic impact of efforts since 1973 by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) to develop spring bread wheat varieties resistant to leaf rust caused by ...