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WFB VAX manual de operación: manual del usuario
1995/96 World wheat facts and trends: understanding global trends in the use of wheat diversity and international flows of wheat genetic resources
This document describes wheat's origins and the flows of germplasm between various regions of the world. It summarizes some of the tools biological and social scientists use to measure genetic diversity. It examines patterns ...
Wheat, barley, and triticale cultivars: a list of publications in which national cereal breeders have noted the cooperation or germplasm they received from CIMMYT
Sustainable cereal production on farmers' fields: that is the ultimate measure of the impact of CIMMYT's research. Its achievement requires a combination of effective technologies and the most appropriate seeds. Over the ...
China/CIMMYT Collaboration on wheat breeding and germplasm exchange: results of 10 years of shuttle breeding (1984-1994)
Maintaining a fruitful working relationship with a country such as China is indispensible for CIMMYT, whose mandate is to improve the productivity and sustainability of wheat and maize production systems all over the ...
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 ...
International testing: evaluating and distributing maize germplasm products
Originally developed to provide background information for participants in a 1992 external review of maize international testing at CIMMYT, this publication describes CIMMYT's clients, international and regional testing ...
Proceedings of the Fourth Asian Regional Maize Workshop
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
During the last few years, maize production in most Asian countries has developed an spectacular increase. In decreasing order, and excluding China, the largest maize producing countries in Asia are India, Indonesia, ...
Maize genetic resources
This publication documents the origin and worldwide spread of maize from Mesoamerica, and describes the characterization, use, and conservation of maize genetic resources, including the crop's nearest wild relatives, ...
The CIMMYT Maize Germplasm Bank: genetic resource preservation, regeneration, maintenance, and use
Originally developed as background information for participants in a 1992 external review of the CIMMYT Maize Germplasm Bank and related activities, this publication recounts CIMMYT's role in the early work of marshalling ...
CIMMYT/IITA 1991 Annual report
(CIMMYT; IITA, 1992)
Maize is one of the most important cereal crops in tropical Africa. In Africa, diets are based primarily on coarse grains (maize, millet, and sorghum) or roots and tubers (cassava, yams and sweet potatoes). Per capita ...