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Simple statistics for manual analysis of farm survey data
When conducting fontal surveys for the purpose of helping focus on-farm agronomic experiments, experience indicates that a relatively small sample of farmers is normally sufficient for a given recommendation domain or ...
Exercises in the economic analysis of agronomic data
This publication consists of sixteen exercises which are used in teaching the economic analysis of on-farm experimentation CIMMYT trainees. The exercises focus on the construction of partial budgets and the techniques of ...
Abstracts CIMMYT Workshop on barley yellow dwarf
(Italian Directorate General for Development Cooperation, 1987)
CIMMYT Maize International Testing Program 1983: final report
The 1983 Final Report of the International Maize Testing Program includes trial summaries of data received from February 16 to December 15, 1984. Data from 1983 trials received after December 16, 1984 will be in cluded as ...
Review of advances in plant biotechnology, 1985-88
(IRRI; CIMMYT, 1989)
There is great potential for biotechnology as a tool in crop breeding. Despite the risk in such upstream research, many plant breeders are becoming more involved in this work to facilitate the rapid exploitation of new ...
Recent advances in the conservation and utilization of genetic resources: proceedings of the Global maize germplasm workshop
(INIFAP; CIMMYT, 1988)
Even for the nonspecialist, maize genetic resources is an Inherently Interesting subject. It has an engaging history, shaped by people of unusual Intelligence and foresight; It Is currently being transformed by exciting ...
Programa de manejo, mejoramiento y utilización de germoplasma de maíz en el CIMMYT
El tema de esta publicacion es el mejoramiento de la planta de maiz. Para empezar describe varios esquemas para el mejoramiento de poblaciones y luego explica el enfoque que el Centro ha adoptado en su programa de maiz. ...
Development, maintenance and seed multiplication of open-pollinated maize varieties
This booklet is intended to aid researchers in meeting one of the critical challenges facing national maize programs in developing countries--which is to develop effective seed production systems for more rapid dissemination ...
Breeding and selection for drought resistance in tropical maize
Throughout the lowland wet tropics, periodic nonprotracted drought caused by irregular rainfall distribution is responsible for sizable reductions in maize yield. This is particularly true when reduced water availability ...
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 ...