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International collaboration in crop improvement research: current status and future prospects
Investments over the past 35 years have created s system of national and international research centers that has revolutionized the supply of improved cereal varieties to developing country farmers. The newly created ...
Quantitative analysis of data from participatory methods in plant breeding
Although participatory plant breeding (PPB) is gaining greater acceptance worldwide, the techniques needed to analyze the data from participatory methodologies in the context of plant breeding are still not well known or ...
Wheat - global alliance for improving food security and the livelihoods of the resource-poor in the developing world: proposal submitted by CIMMYT and ICARDA to the CGIAR Consortium Board
Recurrent food crises—combined with the global financial meltdown, volatile energy prices, natural resource depletion, and climate change—undercut and threaten the livelihoods of millions of poor people. Accounting for a ...
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 ...
Las investigaciones relacionadas con el triticale (X. Triticosecale Wittmack), el producto de un cruzamiento entre el trigo y el centeno, en realidad comenzaron en el CIMMYT un año antes de que se estableciera formalmente ...
Breeding strategies for resistance to the rusts of wheat
The International Workshop on Breeding Strategies for Resistance to the Rusts of Wheat was held al CIMMYT, Mexico June 29-Jul 1, 1987. It brought together an eminent panel of internationally recognized specialists who ...
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 ...
New wheats for a secure, sustainable future
This paper reviews strategies used by CIMMYT and its partners to develop sustainable wheat production systems for favored and marginal areas. These strategies aim to achieve an optimal combination of the best genotypes ...
Bread wheat, durum wheat, and synthetic hexaploid wheat in saline and non-saline soils
Genetic improvement of crops for salt tolerance will become ever more important as it becomes necessary to cultivate marginal soils. The work reported here evaluated the intra- and interspecific variability in yield response ...
Application of physiology in wheat breeding
How can disciplinary research in physiology complement wheat breeding? This introductory chapter is intended to provide broad guidelines to help breeding programs: 1) assess whether physiological criteria should be included ...