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Global research: final report research on tropical wheat improvement (GLO / 82 / 007)
(UNDP; CIMMYT, 1988)
In recent years, wheat consumption in developing countries has been on the rise. Population growth, urbanization, rising incomes, bread subsidies, and food aid have contributed to escalating demand. During the 1970s, ...
Results of the first Elite Selection Wheat Yield Trials: (ESWYT) 1979-80
The first Elite Selection Wheat Yield Trial (ESWYT) was sent in 1979-80, to be grown by cooperators in their spring season of 1980. Thirty nurseries went to cooperators in 21 countries. The 30 advanced lines and varieties ...
Field manual of common wheat diseases and pests
The purpose of this manual is to help agricultural field workers identify common diseases and pests of wheat. Specific chemical control procedures are not given since these may differ from country to country. Local plant ...
Doubled haploid technology in maize breeding: theory and practice
This manual is primarily intended for maize breeders in national agricultural research systems and small and medium enterprise seed companies in developing countries who would like to better understand and utilizes the ...
Development, maintenance and seed multiplication of open-pollinated maize varieties
This booklet is intended to aid researchers in meeting one of the critical challenges facing national maize programs in developing countries--which is to develop effective seed production systems for more rapid dissemination ...
Maize diseases: a guide for field identification
This booklet is designed as a quick guide for identifying maize diseases. It is intended for field use by agricultural technicians and maize producers. The text provides a brief description of some of the principal maize ...
Maize CRP: extension proposal 2015-2016
(CGIAR; CIMMYT, 2014)
Together with rice and wheat, maize provides at least 30% of the food calories of more than 4.5 billion people in 94 developing countries. They include 900 million consumers whose income is less than US$ 2 per day and for ...
Show how your research helps both women and men - and get funding for your project!
CIMMYT’s work focuses on reducing poverty and hunger by sustainably increasing the productivity of maize- and wheat-based farming systems. Of the poor who depend on maize and wheat for their livelihoods and food security, ...
Brochure: CGIAR Research Program on Maize
(CIMMYT; IITA; CGIAR, 2014)
The CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on MAIZE unites more than 300 partners in maize research and development to achieve a greater strategic impact on maize-based farming systems in Africa, South Asia and Latin America. MAIZE ...
Common cereal viruses
A summary of the general characteristics of viruses is followed by sections on six common cereal viruses: Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV), Soilborne Wheat Mosaic Virus (SBWMV), Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus (WSMV), Brome ...