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Guide to bread wheat breeding at CIMMYT
This special report provides a detailed introduction to the three subprograms of the CIMMYT Wheat Program. First published in the late 1980s, the report has been updated regularly as the bread wheat breeding methodology ...
Epidemiology of Karnal bunt of wheat incited by neovossia indica and an attempt to develop a disease prediction system
Karnal bunt, is a disease of the wheat grain caused by a fungus and is said to have evolved in South Asia. It has come under concern in both India and Mexico over the last few years. In the present treatise, an attempt has ...
Fusarium head scab of wheat (Fusarium graminearum Schwabe)
Scab or head blight of wheat, caused by the fungus Fusarium graminearum Schwabe, was first described in 1891 by Arthur in the United States (2); it was later reported in Japan in 1902. In Mexico the disease was detected ...
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 ...
Assessment and development of an agricultural research station: physical and personnel needs
The agricultural research station plays a vital role in the generation of both new knowledge and appropriate technologies for farmers. However, despite the importance and complexity of running research stations, there is ...
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 ...
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 production and grower practices in the Yaqui Valley, Sonora, Mexico
Wheat yields in the Yaqui Valley of NW Mexico have appeared to remain stable in the past decade despite the release of new varieties and improved agronomic recommendations. A study was conducted during the winter of 1990/91 ...