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Increasing wheat production in Central Asia through science and international cooperation
The objective of the First Central Asian Wheat Conference, held on 10-13 June 2003 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, was to assess the current status of wheat research and cooperation in Central Asia, particularly in the areas of ...
Chimanga cha makolo, hybrids and composites: farmers' adoption of maize technology in Malawi, 1989-90
During the 1989-90 and 1990-91 cropping seasons, researchers from CIMMYT and the Evaluation Units of the Malawian Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) collected data to profile farmers' adoption behavior and varietal choices, and ...
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 ...
Semidwarf bread wheats: names, parentages, pedigrees, and origins
One of CIMMYT's primary functions is to produce germplasm for use by cooperating national crop improvement programs. In the development of wheat germplasm, emphasis is given to producing advanced materials that can be ...
Conduct and management of maize field trials
(CIMMYT; IITA, 2012)
Technicians and technologists are indispensable research support personnel. In the agronomic sciences, technicians handle all aspects of research execution from seed preparation for planting through management of field ...
Farmer access and differential impacts of zero tillage technology in the subsistence wheat farming systems of West Bengal, India
The present study was carried out with the broad objective of assessing the patterns of adoption and farm profitability potentials of conservation agriculture (CA) in the three northern “disadvantaged districts” of West ...
Wheat, barley, and triticale cultivars: a list of publications in which national cereal breeders have noted the cooperation or germplasm they received from CIMMYT
Sustainable cereal production on farmers' fields: that is the ultimate measure of the impact of CIMMYT's research. Its achievement requires a combination of effective technologies and the most appropriate seeds. Over the ...
A guide to the CIMMYT bread wheat program
This special report is an updated introduction to the CIMMYT Bread Wheat Program. It is designed to help acquaint trainees, visiting scientists, mid-career fellows, and other interested persons with the Program's philosophy, ...
Semidwarf bread wheats: names; parentage; pedigrees; origin
This bulletin contains a compilation of all semidwarf bread wheat cultivars and advanced lines produced by CIMMYT and by the Mexican National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA); it also contains the names and pedigrees ...
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Wheat in the developing world
Wheat is the most widely grown cereal grain, occupying 17 % (220 million hectares in 1994) of the cultivated land in the world. Wheat is planted on about 100 million hectares in the developing world, excluding the countries ...