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A second look at the green revolution
In looking ahead at the Green Revolution I will attempt to view dispassionately what has been accomplished, what can be expected, and what cannot be expected to accrue, from this technological advance. I intend to look at ...
Returns to wheat research in Nepal
An economic surplus approach is used to analyze economic returns to wheat research (primarily breeding) in Nepal. During the past 30 years, investment in wheat research has generated an internal rate of return ranging from ...
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 ...
Investigación sobre políticas para el desarrollo sostenible en las laderas mesoamericanas
(IICA; IFPRI; CIMMYT, 1997)
En los últimos años ha surgido un fuerte interés por parte de los investigadores de Centro América y México, por la investigación sobre políticas para el desarrollo sostenible y el manejo de los recursos naturales (MRN) ...
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 ...
Adoption and impacts of zero-tillage in the rice-wheat zone of irrigated Haryana, India
(RWC; CIMMYT, 2007)
This study documents the adoption and impacts of zero-tillage (ZT) wheat in the rice-wheat systems of India’s Haryana State primarily drawing on a detailed empirical survey of 400 rice-wheat farmers. Our random stratified ...
The role of CIMMYT to the progress of maize in Indonesia
(Department of Agriculture Republic of Indonesia; CIMMYT, [2008?])
Maize in Indonesia is the second important food crops with the annual harvested areas of 4.0 M ha with the total production 16.32 M ton (CBS, 2008). However, the country still imports maize to meet its increasing domestic ...
Modern ICT for agricultural development and risk management in smallholder agriculture in India
Usually the agricultural sector, and in particular farmers, are highly vulnerable to risks due to high variability in climatic conditions and to market uncertainties. The farmer’s exposure to risk and uncertainty is often ...
CIMMYT is a new concept of voluntary international cooperation aimed at contributing to rapid and substantial increases in world food production. Its province is wheat and maize, and its goal, in collaboration with interested ...
Legal issues in the use of geospatial data and tools for agriculture and natural resource management: a primer. Executive Summary
The world of agriculture and natural resource management increasingly employs approaches that emphasize integrative analyses. Multiple disciplines and sources of information are processed with software-based tools such as ...