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CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1976-77
In 1976 and 1977, our maize scientists worked alongside national program scientists in 45 countries. We had firsthand looks at international trials and at production problems in farmers' fields. We also contacted former ...
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 ...
CIMMYT in 1993: Helping the poor through innovative agricultural research
We begin our report with examples of innovative efforts to build better plants - new maize and wheat varieties with improved yield potential, greater efficiency in the use of scarce agricultural resources, and stronger ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1976
Wheat production continued to expand faster than population growth, both world wide and in the developing countries. In the past decade, wheat production rose 50 per cent and population 30 per cent. World wheat production ...
CIMMYT in 1992: Poverty, the environment, and population growth - The way forward
These problems affect virtually all developing countries, and through them, all humankind. CIMMYT's job is to produce new maize and wheat technologies that both increase agricultural productivity and project natural ...
CIMMYT 1989 Annual report: Beyond subsistance -- New options for Asian farmers
The productivity of Asia's agriculture has increased dramatically during the past quarter century, enabling many of the region's poor to move beyond subsistence. For the region to move further along that path, while ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1982-83
This report presents information on advances of the CIMMYT Maize Program (CMP) during 1982-83. The report includes the following sections: description of the CMP germplasm bank accessions; characteristics and evolution of ...