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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; ...
Adoption of improved wheat technologies by small-scale farmers in Mbeya District, Southern Highlands, Tanzania
(United Republic of Tanzania; CIMMYT, 2001)
This study was conducted to gain an understanding of how small-scale farmers in Mbeya District have adopted improved wheat technologies promoted by the wheat research program at MARTI-Uyole. The specific objectives were ...
Wheat varieties of South America: names, parentage, pedigrees, and origins
Wheat varieties from South America have been used in many breeding programs, including CIMMYT’s Wheat Program. They have played a major role in widening the adaptation of new varieties and increasing their resistance and ...
Impacts of International Wheat Improvement Research: 1994-2014
This study documents for 1994-2014 the global use of improved wheat germplasm and the economic benefits from international collaboration in wheat improvement research funded by CGIAR and involving national agricultural ...
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 ...
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 ...
Farmers' seed sources and management of bread wheat in Wolmera Woreda, Ethiopia
(IAR; CIMMYT, 1998)
Because seed supply and cost strongly influence farmers' ability to increase wheat production, researchers undertook a survey to document how Ethiopian farmers in Wolmera woreda acquire, manage and transfer wheat seed. ...
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 ...
Multilineas: gran proporcion a salvo
Las variedades multilineales -mezclas de líneas geneticamente relacionadas que portan diferentes genes de resistencia a las enfermedades- ofrecen a las agricultores una alternativa para domeñar el surgimiento de epifitias ...