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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 ...
Four years of on-farm research results at Chalco, Mexico
The purpose of this special report is to record the on-farm research activities conducted around the area of Chalco, in the High Valley of Mexico, from 1986-1990. The research was conducted as part of the CIMMYT Wheat Crop ...
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 ...
Guide to the CIMMYT Wheat Crop Protection Subprogram
This wheat special report provides an introduction to the CIMMYT Wheat Program's Crop Protection Subprogram. It is designed to help acquaint donors, visiting scientists, and other interested persons with the Subprogram's ...
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 ...
Russian wheat aphid research at CIMMYT: current status and future goals
A few years ago, CIMMYT started working on the Russian Wheat Aphid (Diuraphis noxia) on a very small scale. Reports on the spread and damage due to this aphid's attack are on the increase in both developed and developing ...
Impact of crop management research in Bangladesh: implications of CIMMYT's involvement since 1983
This document attempts to quantify the impact of crop management research in Bangladesh since 1983, when CIMMYT scientists have been in bilateral positions. No attempt has been made to separate NARS and CIMMYT accomplishments ...
Lines tested in the International Spring Wheat Yield Nurseries (ISWYN) 1964-1994
This publication marks the end of an era; after 30 years, the International Spring Wheat Yield Nursery (ISWYN), flagship of the international yield nurseries, has been discontinued. The ISWYN will be replaced by several ...