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Simple statistics for manual analysis of farm survey data
When conducting fontal surveys for the purpose of helping focus on-farm agronomic experiments, experience indicates that a relatively small sample of farmers is normally sufficient for a given recommendation domain or ...
Exercises in the economic analysis of agronomic data
This publication consists of sixteen exercises which are used in teaching the economic analysis of on-farm experimentation CIMMYT trainees. The exercises focus on the construction of partial budgets and the techniques of ...
Demonstration of an interdisciplinary approach to planning adaptive agricultural research programmes in the Serenje District, Central Province, Zambia 1978
In cooperation with researchers in many national agricultural research programs, CIMMYT has sought to develop procedures with help to focus agricultural research squarely on the needs of farmers. The process invo1ves ...
Farmer managed verification of improved maize technology: results and experiences from SWAT, 1985
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1986)
On the basis of a diagnostic survey in 1984 and results of previous on farm experiments, a series of twelve verification trials were planted in the Swat Valley (average altitude of 1000 m.a.s.l.) in 1985. These trials were ...
CIMMYT's maize germplasm management, improvement, and utilization program
Improving the maize plant is the subject of this publication. It first outlines several population improvement schemes and then focuses on the approach that CIMMYT has adopted in its own maize program. The structure and ...
Maize production practices and problems in Egypt: results of three farmer surveys
The results of three surveys of Egyptian maize farmers are reported. Two of the surveys, carried out in different parts of Egypt, describe farmers' practices and circumstances. The third survey monitors an on-farm experimental ...
Maize in north Veracruz State, Mexico: farmer practice and research opportunities
This report exemplifies the short, well-focuses formal survey emphasized in CIMMYT's on-farm research procedures. The survey was done in northern Veracruz, Mexico, where CIMMYT Maize Production Training carries out on-farm ...
Efficient mass rearing and infestation techniques to screen for host plant resistance to maize stem borers, Diatraea sp.
One of a three-part series, this bulletin presents the techniques developed and experience accumulated at CIMMYT over the past six years in mass rearing and infestation with three maize stem borers--diatraea saccharalis ...
Efficient mass-rearing and infestation techniques to screen for host plant resistance to fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda
One of a three-part series, this bulletin presents techniques developed at CIMMYT and other locations for mass rearing and infestation with the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) for screening and development of maize ...
Maiz en el norte del Estado de Veracruz: practicas del agricultor y oportunidades de investigacion
El CIMMYT, en cooperación con investigadores de muchos programas nacionales de investigación agrícola, ha intentado desarrollar procedimientos que contribuyan a colocar la investigación agrícola en el centro de las necesidades ...