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Monitoring wheat varieties grown in irrigated Baluchistan
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1988)
This study was undertaken to assess farmers' use of different wheat varieties in two major growing environments of Baluchistan. Overall, farmers planted wheat on 39% of their cultivated area. Overall, 41 percent of the ...
Chartbook of maize in Pakistan and AJK 1989
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
This chartbook was prepared as a background document to the 4th Asian Regional Maize Workshop, 22-27 September, 1990. It summarises in chart form, the recent situation with respect to 'kharif (summer) maize in Pakistan and ...
Wheat in the rice-wheat cropping system of the Punjab: A synthesis of On-farm research results 1984-1988
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1989)
This report presents the results of five years of on-farm studies on wheat production in the rice-wheat zone of the Punjab. The work was started in 1983-84 with an informal diagnostic survey and a formal survey at harvest ...
Adoption, management, and impact of hybrid maize seed in India
This paper presents results of a 1995 survey of 864 maize-growing households in six states that account for more than 70% of India's maize area: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. ...
Cotton varietal adoption and yields in the irrigated Punjab: Results from 1986-1988
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1989)
Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum), the silver fiber, is an important crop of Pakistan and occupies a key position in the economy, providing significant foreign exchange. This crop is mainly grown in the southern part of the ...
Farmer access and differential impacts of zero tillage technology in the subsistence wheat farming systems of West Bengal, India
The present study was carried out with the broad objective of assessing the patterns of adoption and farm profitability potentials of conservation agriculture (CA) in the three northern “disadvantaged districts” of West ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
Wheat cultivars in India: names, pedigrees, origins, and adaptations
(Directorate of Wheat Research; CIMMYT, 1994)
India has a long history ofscientific wheat research extending back to the first decade of the present centu"ry. Within a span of 90 years,,d very large number of wheat varieties have been released, to the considerable ...
Proceedings of the Third Asian Regional Maize Workshop
(CAAS; CIMMYT, 1988)
The main activity of the Asian Regional Maize Program of CIMMYT (ARMP) is the collaboration with the National Maize Programs in the region in the development of improved technology conductive to the increase of production ...
The contribution of genetic resources and diversity to wheat productivity: a case from the Punjab of Pakistan
This study makes use of data on wheat production in the Punjab of Pakistan from 1979 to 1985 to 1) examine patterns of varietal diversity in farmers' fields both at the regional and district levels and 2) identify how and ...
Factors affecting adoption of semi dwarf wheats in marginal areas: evidence from the rainfed Northern Punjab
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1991)
This study was undertaken in rainfed Pothwar of the Punjab to assess farmers' wheat varietal choices and factors affecting adoption of semi-dwarf varieties. This tract can be divided into three sub-zones based on rainfall ...