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CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1979
The year 1979 was a good one for wheat production in many developing countries. India and Pakistan registered new records of 34.7 and just under 10.0 million tons, respectively. Turkey produced more than 16 million tons, ...
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 Annual Report 2001-2002: Diversity to heal the Earth and feed its people
In my new role as CIMMYT’s Director General, I am pleased to present this report on our latest research. We have called our report Diversity to Heal the Earth and Feed its People to emphasize the immense value of diversity ...
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 Annual Report 2012: Agricultural research for development improves food security
Farmers – particularly smallholders – are where it all starts. Based on field-based evidence and on CIMMYT experiences of nearly 50 years, providing small-scale farmers with high-yielding, disease-resistant and climate-ready ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1978
The use of multiline varieties, described elsewhere in this report, offers one excellent option for slowing down the build-up of a rust epidemic and thereby permits the crop to mature without damage. The writer and his ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1985-86
World wheat production each year continues to exceed the previous year's record. Worldwide production stood at 522 million metric tons (MMT) in 1985 (With 203 MMT in developing countries). In 1986 a new record level of 534 ...
CIMMYT 1988 Annual report: Delivering diversity
To evoke the theme of this Annual Report, our front cover features the phrase "delivering diversity." In one sense this phrase denotes the conveyance of genetic diversity through germplasm dissemination. In a second sense ...
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 ...
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 ...