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Impacts of international maize breeding research in developing countries, 1966-98
This report, which updates and extends the findings of an earlier CIMMYT study published in 1994, documents the impacts of international maize breeding research in the developing world. Covering the period 1966-98, the ...
CIMMYT review 1978
If we profile CIMMYT history in a diagram, we cannot chart a smooth upward-moving line; rather we see a series of steps - each step reflecting a new situation, new problems, -new oPPortunities, and sometimes new leadership ...
Report of UNDP-CIMMYT Global Research Project
The soft chalky endosperm and other undesirable attributes associated with opaque-2 maize led CIMMYT to seek an alternate breeding strategy. The new research strategy involved the accmnulation and exploitation of genetic ...
Report of the third CIMMYT-CIO collaborative planning meeting
(CIRAD; CIMMYT, 1994)
Francois Vicariot, Director for External relations of CIRAD welcomed the CIMMYT delegation. CIO and CIMMYT have now a solid understanding of their scientific objectives, comparative advantages and modes of operation. The ...
CIMMYT research: extending the gains
Many ideas have been discussed during the past two days. Before talking about their implications for CIMMYT, I want to review briefly some enduring aspects of our history and to comment on some of the changes that have ...
Developing maize resistant to Stem borer and storage insect pests for Eastern and Southern Africa - IRMA III conventional (2009-2013): progress report 2010 submitted to the syngenta foundation for sustainable agriculture
Although maize is important for agriculture and livelihoods in eastern and southern Africa, its productivity is low, being only 1.3 t/ha compared 4.9 t/ha worldwide. Insect pests in the field and in storage are among the ...
Beyond drought tolerant maize: study of additional priorities in maize
In recognition of the complexity of factors which affect the improvement of maize yields and productivity in different farming systems throughout the developing world, panels of crop research and extension experts assessed ...
Maize research in 1995-96
This publication contains a collection of summaries of longer reports on research by subsections of the CIMMYT Maize Program, in collaboration with national programs and other institutions worldwide, in 1995-96. Topics ...
Technical change and returns to wheat breeding research in Pakistan's Punjab in the post-green revolution period
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
Rates of yield gain and returns to wheat breeding are estimated for Pakistan's Punjab in the period since the introduction of semidwarf varieties. Analysis of two comprehensive data sets indicates that wheat breeders have ...
The Lowland Tropical Maize Subprogram
This publication describes lowland tropical maize ecologies in developing countries, maize germplasm products for those ecologies developed by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in collaboration ...