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Guide to bread wheat breeding at CIMMYT
This special report provides a detailed introduction to the three subprograms of the CIMMYT Wheat Program. First published in the late 1980s, the report has been updated regularly as the bread wheat breeding methodology ...
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 ...
Variedades de trigo del Cono Sur de Sudamérica: nombres; progenitores; genealogía y origen
Las variedades de trigo procedentes de América del Sur se han usado en muchos programas de mejoramiento genético, incluyendo el Programa de Trigo del CIMMYT. Estas variedades han desempeñado un importante papel en ampliar ...
Impacts of international research on intertemporal yield stability in wheat and maize: an economic assessment
Critics of modern maize and wheat varieties (MVs) have suggested that, in developing countries, yields of these varieties vary more from season to season than yields of farmers’ traditional varieties, thereby exposing ...
Wheat and wheat breeding in the former USSR
The USSR is one of the main wheat-producing countries in the world. It has a longestablished wheat breeding network involving institutes and stations nationwide. Soviet scientists have contributed to modern varieties and ...
Adoption and impacts of improved winter and spring wheat varieties in Turkey
Wheat is one of the most important agricultural commodities in Turkey, and the country ranks among the top ten producers in the world. It is a staple and strategic crop, and an essential food in the Turkish diet, consumed ...
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 ...
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 ...
Wheat and wheat development in Bhutan
This report summarizes the work of two CIMMYT regional scientists who visited Bhutan Oct 18-Nov. 1 1988 to prepare a paper on wheat and wheat development in Bhutan at the request of the government. Wheat is the third most ...
Indicators of wheat genetic diversity and germplasm use in the people's republic of China
A preliminary study of wheat genetic diversity in the People's Republic of China is presented. Available evidence and basic data related to the ancestry of leading wheat cultivars and the area distribution of dominant ...