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Global research: final report research on tropical wheat improvement (GLO / 82 / 007)
(UNDP; CIMMYT, 1988)
In recent years, wheat consumption in developing countries has been on the rise. Population growth, urbanization, rising incomes, bread subsidies, and food aid have contributed to escalating demand. During the 1970s, ...
Enduring designs for change: an account of CIMMYT's research, its impact, and its future directions
This publication was prepared in commemoration of CIMMYT's 25th anniversary. It consists of three main sections. The first provides an abbreviated account of the Center's research and related activities. The second summarizes ...
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 ...
Impacts of international research on intertemporal yield stability in wheat and maize: an economic assessment
Critics of modern maize and wheat varieties (MVs) have suggested that, in developing countries, yields of these varieties vary more from season to season than yields of farmers’ traditional varieties, thereby exposing ...
The global wheat improvement system: prospects for enhancing efficiency in the presence of spillovers
Through the global analysis and country-level case studies, this report analyzes the efficiency of investments in wheat improvement research at a disaggregated level and explores a range of options for restructuring research ...
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 ...
Wheat Facts and Futures 2009
For nearly half a century, the international wheat breeding system has delivered improved high yielding varieties of wheat that created (along with rice) the Green Revolution and underpinned strong growth in wheat productivity ...
CIMMYT 1987-1988 Hechos y tendencias mundiales relacionados con el trigo. Nuevamente, la revolución del trigo: tendencias recientes y retos futuros
Este número de Hechos y tendencias mundiales relacionados con el trigo consta de tres partes: un examen de los cambios recientes en la producción de trigo en el Tercer Mundo y su trascendencia en el futuro, un panorama ...
CIMMYT report on wheat improvement 1984
In accordance with its research mandate, CIMMYT devotes its resources to developing improved germplasm and making this material available throughout the world, primarily to crop improvement programs in developing countries. ...
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 ...