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Farmers' wheat seed sources and seed management in the Enebssie area, Ethiopia
(IARC; CIMMYT, 1998)
This study in Enebssie area, Ethiopia, aimed to identify farmers' wheat seed acquisition and transfer mechanisms; explore problems related to those mechanisms; document the status of previously released wheat varieties; ...
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 report on wheat improvement 1983
The CIMMYT Wheat Program strives to increase the production of bread wheat, durum wheat, triticale, and barley in developing countries by helping to improve the productivity of the resources used by the millions of Third ...
CIMMYT report on wheat improvement 1978
World wheat production for the year ending in mid-1978 dropped to 382 million tonnes (metric tons) from the record mid-1977 level of 415 million tonnes (USDA World Agricultural Situation, 18 December 1978). Most of the ...
CIMMYT 1986, hechos y tendencias mundiales relacionados con el maíz: aspectos economicos de la produccion de semilla de variedades comerciales de maiz en los paises en desarrollo
A viable maize seed industry is a key element in the extension of improved maize varieties to Third World farmers. In this report, the worldwide use and price of maize seed is analyzed by seed type. A discussion of issues ...
CIMMYT 1987-1988 Hechos y tendencias mundiales relacionados con el trigo. Nuevamente, la revolución del trigo: tendencias recientes y retos futuros
Este número de Hechos y tendencias mundiales relacionados con el trigo consta de tres partes: un examen de los cambios recientes en la producción de trigo en el Tercer Mundo y su trascendencia en el futuro, un panorama ...
Using economics to explain spatial diversity in a wheat crop: examples from Australia and China
Spatial diversity indicators may serve an important function for policymakers as they seek to manage crop genetic diversity and potential externalities associated with diffusion of some types of genetically improved crops. ...
Understanding farm level technology adoption: lessons learned from CIMMYT's micro surveys in Eastern Africa
Drawing on a series of technology adoption studies carried out by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in collaboration with national agricultural research systems in Eastern Africa during 1996-98, ...
Impacts of maize breeding research in Latin America, 1966-97
This report documents the number and types of maize varieties and hybrids released by public breeding programs between 1966 and 1997, describes the varieties and hybrids marketed by public seed agencies and private companies ...
The economic impact in developing countries of leaf rust resistance breeding in CIMMYT-related spring bread wheat
This study was undertaken to estimate the economic impact of efforts since 1973 by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) to develop spring bread wheat varieties resistant to leaf rust caused by ...