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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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
Emerging roles of the public and private sectors of maize seed industries in the developing world
Interactions between public and private sector organizations in the world maize seed industry are analyzed, with emphasis on the developing world. Information is presented on the share of total maize seed sales in 1992 by ...
Impacts of international maize breeding research in the developing world, 1966-1990
The impacts of maize breeding research for non-temperate environments in the developing world by national agricultural research systems (NARSs) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) over 1966-90 ...
The future development of maize and wheat in the third world
The papers presented at the September 1986 symposium in honor of CIMMYT's 20th anniversary are collected in this publication. Introductory essayes provide an overview of the Green Revolution and its implications for ...
International agricultural research: the next 25 years. On the occasion of CIMMYT's 25th anniversary 1966-1991
On December 6, 1991, CIMMYT staff and distinguished guests gathered at EI Batan headquarters in Mexico to commemorate the 25th anniversary of CIMMYT's founding. Speakers, donor representatives, officials ofthe Mexican ...
CIMMYT 1990-1991 hechos y tendencias mundiales relacionados con el trigo: la producción de trigo y cebada en ambientes marginales de temporal del mundo en desarrollo
A synopsis of recent trends in rainfed marginal environments of the developing world is followed by a description of the major wheat and barley farming systems in West Asia North Africa (WANA) and South Asia (the role of ...