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The increasing role of wheat consumption and imports in the developing world
This study presents in detail the themes explored in the CIMMYT publication, World Wheat Facts and Trends, Report 2 (1983). It looks at changes in wheat consumption in developing countries, examines the increasing importance ...
Optimal search in ex situ collections of wheat genetic resources
This paper develops a theoretical model for analyzing gene bank management decisions regarding the search for traits of economic value in ex situ collections of wheat. The model is applied to data on the probability of ...
Adoption and impact of high yielding wheat varieties in Northern Tunisia
This study assesses the extent to which durum and bread wheat high yielding varieties (HYVs) have been adopted by farmers in northern Tunisia, a region which accounts for more than 80 degrees ' of the nation's durum wheat ...
Impacts of international wheat breeding research in the developing world, 1966-90
1986-90. Overall, varieties originating directly from CIMMYT crosses or from NARS crosses using a CIMMYT parent occupy 40 million hectares of wheat in the developing world. It is estimated that adoption of MVs from 1977 ...
Wheat research and development in Pakistan
This report is mainly a story of accomplishment, it portrays the work of many individuals who have contributed to the notable achievements made in Pakistani wheat production during the past 25 years. The report begins with ...
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; ...
A biophysical and socioeconomic characterization of the cereal production systems of Northwest Bangladesh
The present study assesses cereal production in selected areas of NW-Bangladesh, especially with respect to the biophysical and socio-economic characterization of cereal producing farm households. Three major cereal crops, ...
The changing living standard of farmers in the Yaqui Valley: looking beyond the "Green Revolution"
(CIMMYT; The World Food Prize, 2014)
The World Food Prize Youth Institute sponsors a seminar through which students are able to research a topic related to food security and present it for discussion at the annual conference. This year, The World Food IPhoto: ...
Statistical and economical analyses of on-farm research experiments: maize training program 1985-B
The information presented here comes from experiments conducted in farmers fields in the northern part of the state of Veracruz, Mexico, during the season 1985-B. The sole purpose of this material is to provide ClMMYT maize ...
The adoption of bed planting of wheat in the Yaqui Valley, Sonora, Mexico
This report presents results of the analysis of data from a survey conducted during the fall-winter 1993/94 crop cycle in the Yaqui Valley of northwestern Mexico. It describes the agronomic characters of wheat producers ...