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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 ...
Trigo duro: nueva era para un cultivo antiguo
El desarrollo, p0r parte de CIMMYT, de trigos duros (cristalinos o macarroneros) enanos y de amplia adaptación, ha ensanchado las perspectivas de producción alimentaria de las países donde se siembra este tipo de trigo. ...
Durum wheat: new age for an old crop
CIMMYT's development of short, widely adapted durum wheats has enhanced the food production prospects of durum-producing nations. Scientists at CIMMYT and in national cereal programs are working together to combine high ...
International testing program in wheat, triticale and barley
In 1950 a stem rust epidemic struck the wheat crop in the United States and Canada, reaching its greatest destruction in 1954. In 1953 the durum wheat crop of the U.S. was 60 per cent destroyed, and in 1954,75 per cent. ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1974
CIMMYT's maize program--which in 1974 included 154 separate progeny trials in 22 countries, and 84 experimental variety trials in 35 countries--was begun as a cooperative venture of the Government of Mexico and the Rockefeller ...
CIMMYT review 1977
CIMMYT occasionally looks over its shoulder at the population clock. On January 1, 1977 this clock showed 4,056,000,000 people in the world. The clock was advancing 200,000 persons per day, 6 millions per month, and 73 ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1975
Scientists in 45 countries throughout the world now participate directly in CIMMYT's international maize progeny, experimental variety and elite experimental variety trials. And, in 1975, CIMMYT staff visited over 40 of ...
Report of UNDP-CIMMYT Global research project (Phase 3): March 1979
Within the past fourteen years, the task of breeding for nutritionally superior maize types has been greatly facilitated by the discovery of the biochemical effects of the opaque-2 and floury-2 genes. Through manipulation ...
UNDP-CIMMYT Global research project: (Phase 3): Progress Report to August 1977
(CIMMYT, 1977, 08)
The progress made in the various aspects of the UNDP-CIMMYT Global Research Project "Research and training in the development of High Lysine Maize" during the period September 1976 to August 1977 is presented in this report. ...