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Maize - global alliance for improving food security and the livelihoods of the resource-poor in the developing world: proposal submitted by CIMMYT and IITA to the CGIAR Consortium Board
Recurrent food price crises—combined with the global financial meltdown, volatile energy prices, natural resource depletion, and climate change—threaten the livelihoods of millions of poor people. Together with rice and ...
Triticale's transformation from a botanical oddity to a commercial crop is highlighted in this publication. A brief resume of early research on the crop is followed by a description of advances in triticale improvement at ...
The flowering of apomixis: from mechanisms to genetic engineering
(IRD; European Commission; CIMMYT, 2001)
Apomixis, the asexual reproduction of plants through seeds, has received increasing attention as technological advances have led to a rapid increase in knowledge about cellular biology, molecular genetics, and the mechanisms ...
Wheat - global alliance for improving food security and the livelihoods of the resource-poor in the developing world: proposal submitted by CIMMYT and ICARDA to the CGIAR Consortium Board
Recurrent food crises—combined with the global financial meltdown, volatile energy prices, natural resource depletion, and climate change—undercut and threaten the livelihoods of millions of poor people. Accounting for a ...
Stress tolerance breeding: maize that resists insects, drought, low nitrogen, and acid soils
This information herein was originally prepared as briefing material for the midterm technical review of the CIMMYT/United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project IIResearch on the Development of New, Stress-Resistant ...
Enduring designs for change: an account of CIMMYT's research, its impact, and its future directions
This publication was prepared in commemoration of CIMMYT's 25th anniversary. It consists of three main sections. The first provides an abbreviated account of the Center's research and related activities. The second summarizes ...
Boron deficiency in wheat
Boron deficiency in soils has been reported to affect more and more crops, especially so in the warmer environments. Two reasons come to mind: Either the problem has not been recognized in the past and the symptoms have ...
Breeding strategies for resistance to the rusts of wheat
The International Workshop on Breeding Strategies for Resistance to the Rusts of Wheat was held al CIMMYT, Mexico June 29-Jul 1, 1987. It brought together an eminent panel of internationally recognized specialists who ...
The genetics and exploitation of heterosis in crops: an internacional symposium
Welcome to the "International Symposium on the Genetics and Exploitation of Heterosis in Crops." Heterosis has significantly increased the productivity and quality of major crops in our century, contributing additional ...
Application of physiology in wheat breeding
How can disciplinary research in physiology complement wheat breeding? This introductory chapter is intended to provide broad guidelines to help breeding programs: 1) assess whether physiological criteria should be included ...