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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 ...
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 ...
Results of the first Elite Selection Wheat Yield Trials: (ESWYT) 1979-80
The first Elite Selection Wheat Yield Trial (ESWYT) was sent in 1979-80, to be grown by cooperators in their spring season of 1980. Thirty nurseries went to cooperators in 21 countries. The 30 advanced lines and varieties ...
Partner survey for the CGIAR Research Program WHEAT: national and international priorities and engagement
This document analyzes 92 responses to a 2012 survey sent by the CGIAR Research Program WHEAT to its more than 200 partners regarding their institutional priorities, engagement and activities under WHEAT strategic initiatives, ...
El desarrollo futuro del maíz y el trigo en el tercer mundo
Enfermedades del trigo causadas por Septoria: conceptos y métodos relacionados con el manejo de estas enfermedades
En los últimos 25 años, se ha dedicado más atención a las enfermedades del trigo causadas por Septoria. Los dos agentes patógenos del género Septoria que tienen mayor repercusión en la producción mundial del trigo son ...
Rust diseases of wheat: concepts and methods of disease management
Roelfs, A.P., R.P. Singh, and E.E. Saari. 1992. Rust Diseases of Wheat: Concepts and methods of disease management. Mexico, D.F.: CIMMYT. 81 pages. The rust diseases of wheat are among the most studied of the plant diseases. ...
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 ...
CIMMYT World wheat facts and trends: supplement 1995 ongoing research at CIMMYT: understanding wheat genetic diversity and international flows of genetic resources
This supplement to the CIMJvfYT World Wheat Facts and Trends series summarizes objectives and preliminary results of a study of wheat genetic diversity and international flows of genetic resources (final results will appear ...