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The eleventh regional wheat workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
The Eleventh Regional Wheat Workshop: For Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 18-22 September, 2000.
New wheat varieties and the small farmer
The distribution of the benefits of new agricultural technologies is the subject of continuing controversy, especially following the widespread adoption of new wheat and rice varieties in developing countries over the last ...
Farmers' wheat seed sources and seed management in Chilalo Awraja, Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; IARC, 1998)
This study describes the Ethiopian wheat seed system, identifies how farmers acquire and exchange wheat seed, explores problems related to farmers' acquisition and transfer of wheat seed, documents the status of previously ...
1995/96 World wheat facts and trends: understanding global trends in the use of wheat diversity and international flows of wheat genetic resources
This document describes wheat's origins and the flows of germplasm between various regions of the world. It summarizes some of the tools biological and social scientists use to measure genetic diversity. It examines patterns ...
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 ...
Impact of CGIAR training in the developing world: Bangladesh, a case study
Two centers belonging to the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) - CIMMYT and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) - have assisted research efforts at the Banglasdesh Agriculture ...
Wheat and rice in the mid-hills of Nepal: a benchmark report on farm resources and production practices in Kavre District
(CIMMYT; NARC, 1999)
This benchmark survey involved a random sample of 54 farmers from the Naldung area, grouped by altitude class, ethnicity, land type, and several farm-level categories to characterize sample variability for production ...
Insect resistant maize for Africa (IRMA) project
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2000)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project was publicly launched on March 3 2000 with the convening of a Stakeholders Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. About seventy six people, representing different stakeholder groups ...
Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA): strategic plan january 2000
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2000)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project is a joint project between the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARl), with financial support ...
Mucuna (Kalongonda): the best legume for soil fertility in Malawi
Mucuna pruriens (velvet bean or kalongonda) is a legume, which gets most of its nitrogen (N) from the air and adds N to the soil from the leaves and stems that fail during the season. The more N added to the soil, the ...