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Technical change and wheat productivity in the Indian Punjab in the post green revolution period
Major changes in the wheat economy of Punjab State, India, since the Widespread adoption of modern varieties (MVs) in the early 1970s, are summarized from an analysis of trends in micro-level farm data and by using an index ...
Assessment of the effectiveness of maize seed assistance to vulnerable farm households in Zimbabwe
The publication describes outcomes of a study to assess the effectiveness of a large-scale crop seed relief effort in Zimbabwe during 2003-07. Aims of the effort, which was supported by the British Department for International ...
Agriculture in the 21st century
This lecture reviews prospects for meeting the three major challenges confronting agriculture at the start of the 21st century: the food supply challenge, the need for agriculture to play a central role in reducing poverty; ...
How did China feed itself in the past? How will China feed itself in the future?
Feeding China, the world's most populous nation with more than 1.2 billion people, presents challenges and issues that can be instructive for other developing countries, and of consequence to the global community through ...
Sustainable improvement of agricultural production systems in the mixteca region of Mexico
With support from the Conrad N. Hilton and Ford Foundations and in collaboration with three Mexican non-governmental organizations, the CIMMYT Natural Resources Group (NRG) worked with small-scale farmers in the impoverished, ...
Dryland wheat in India: the impact of technical change and future research challenges
This study focuses on the dryland wheat areas of central and southern India (over half of India's total rainfed wheat area), where wheat is produced on deep vertisols in a fallow wheat system depending heavily on the ...
Mainstreams of CIMMYT research: a retrospective
The publication of this document commemorates CIMMYT's twenty years of service to Third World agriculture. Much has changed during the past two decades: scientific advances have opened up new horizons for research; the ...
Maize research and development in Pakistan
This report reviews maize research and development in Pakistan over the past 30 years. The role, economic importance, principal production environments, trends in production, area and yields, marketing and price trends for ...
Principales corrientes de la investigación en el CIMMYT: una retrospectiva
La publicación de este documento conmemora los 20 años que el CIMMYT lleva de servir a la agricultura en el Tercer Mundo. Muchas cosas han cambiado durante esas dos décadas: los avances científicos han abierto nuevos ...