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The wheat and nutrition series : a compilation of studies on wheat and health
Including papers about wheat and health published during 2014-17 by CIMMYT, in partnership with Bimbo, a Mexican multinational bakery product company and, with permission of AACC International, from a special series in ...
Weather index insurance for managing drought risk in smallholder agriculture : lessons and policy implications for sub-Saharan Africa
This paper reviews recent advances in, and challenges for, weather index insurance for managing drought risk in smallholder agriculture, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Despite its promise to integrate local agricultural ...
Response of maize (Zea mays L.) secondary growth parameters to conservation agriculture and conventional tillage systems in Zimbabwe
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2016)
Previous, research focused mainly on the effects of conservation agriculture (CA) and conventional practices (CP) on crop yield mostly. A study was conducted at five sites in Zimbabwe from 2012 to 2014 to investigate effects ...
Farmer plant breeding from a biological perspective : implications for collaborative plant breeding
Plant breeding by research has become increasingly isolated from the plant breeding of farmers. Collaborative plant breeding (CPB) offers the possibility of bringing these two plant breeding traditions together to increase ...