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A guide to the CIMMYT Crop Management and Physiology Subprogram
Emphasis in presenting developments and achievements of Crop Management and Physiology (CMP) will be placed on the period dating from 1988. This is when the strategic plan was formulated (although not published until 1989), ...
A guide to the CIMMYT bread wheat section
This special report is an updated introduction to the CIMMYT Wheat Program's Bread Wheat Section. It is designed to help acquaint visiting scientists and other interested persons with the Section's structure, activities, ...
Research on barley yellow dwarf: state of the art of the CIMMYT program and its future research focus
This Wheat Special Report is motivated by changes in leadership and funding of CIMMYT's research on barley yellow dwarf viruses (BYD viruses). In 1991, P.A. Burnett, who headed the section in the 1980s, left CIMMYT. R. ...
Breeding resistance to yellow (stripe) rust in wheat
The information contained in this paper is a precis of the PhD thesis of Dr. H.P. Bimb. Since yellow (stripe) rust has recently reared its head in West and South Asia, the rapid publication of this Wheat Program Special ...
Wheat breeders' perspectives on genetic diversity and germplasm use: findings from an international survey
Although there is much debate about the role of scientific plant breeding in the possible reduction of genetic diversity in commercially grown crop plants, few studies have recorded breeders' actual use of materials and ...
Management and use of international trial data for improving breeding efficiency
The Germplasm Improvement Subprogram organized a workshop and think-tank on management and use of international trial data for increasing breeding efficiency at Ciudad Obregon, Mexico on January 21-22, 1992. Participants ...
Wheat and wheat breeding in the former USSR
The USSR is one of the main wheat-producing countries in the world. It has a longestablished wheat breeding network involving institutes and stations nationwide. Soviet scientists have contributed to modern varieties and ...
Wheat and wheat breeding in China
The People's Republic of China, which has the world's largest population (1990 estimate of 1.1 billion), is also the world's largest wheat producer with the crop being grown in 29 of its 30 provinces. As expounded upon in ...
Wheat breeding: objectives, methodology, and progress