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Transforming impact assessment: beginning the quiet revolution of institutional learning and change
Scores of assessments of the impacts of agricultural research have been carried out over the years. However, few appear to have been used to improve decision making and the effectiveness of research programmes. The ...
A novel homeobox-like gene associated with reaction to stripe rust and powdery mildew in common wheat
Stripe rust and powdery mildew, caused by Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici and Blumeria graminis f. sp. tritici, respectively, are severe diseases in wheat (Triticum aestivum) worldwide. In our study, differential ...
Sheep market participation of rural households in Western Ethiopia
Sheep production is an integral part of the subsistence crop-livestock based livelihoods of the Ethiopian highlands and plays a crucial role in economic development and poverty reduction. This study analyzed determinants ...
Solvent retention capacities as indirect selection criteria for sugar snap cookie quality in Chinese soft wheats
Development of soft wheat cultivars with high sugar snap cookie quality is one of the most important breeding objectives in south China. Lack of an efficient criterion for selection for soft wheat quality is the main reason ...
Phenotyping for breeding and physiological pre-breeding
Análisis del sistema mexicano de investigación agropecuaria
En la decada del 90, el sector agropecuario mexicano genero alrededor del 5% del PHI y el 2.5% de las exportaciones. A pesar de su reducida contribucion al PHI, el sector agropecuario tiene una gran importancia economica ...
Participatory evaluation of integrated pest and soil fertility management options using ordered categorical data analysis
Maize is becoming the major food crop around Lake Victoria. Major constraints to its production are Striga, stem borer, and declining soil fertility. Innovative integrated technologies have been developed: the ?push?pull? ...