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CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1975
As stated in our last report, the world is awakening to the need for food in the face of the expanding world population. This is reflected in the greater worldwide awareness of the value of food and the greater interest ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1974
The first half of the 1970's was characterized by shifting economic, climatic and population forces that had a drastic effect on many of the developing countries. Policy makers in these countries sought increased agricultural ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1973
The year 1973 marked the 28th year of continuous research on wheat and other small grains in Mexico by CIMMYT and its predecessors. It also marked the ninth year of CIMMYT's activities as an international center, based in ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1976-77
In 1976 and 1977, our maize scientists worked alongside national program scientists in 45 countries. We had firsthand looks at international trials and at production problems in farmers' fields. We also contacted former ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1977
World wheat production for the year ending mid-1977 was 413 million metric tons, an all-time record (U.S.D.A. World Grain Situation, Nov. 11, 1977). Collectively, the developing nations also produced a record crop, totaling ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1976
Wheat production continued to expand faster than population growth, both world wide and in the developing countries. In the past decade, wheat production rose 50 per cent and population 30 per cent. World wheat production ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1978
The use of multiline varieties, described elsewhere in this report, offers one excellent option for slowing down the build-up of a rust epidemic and thereby permits the crop to mature without damage. The writer and his ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1975
Scientists in 45 countries throughout the world now participate directly in CIMMYT's international maize progeny, experimental variety and elite experimental variety trials. And, in 1975, CIMMYT staff visited over 40 of ...
CIMMYT Report on maize improvement 1974
CIMMYT's maize program--which in 1974 included 154 separate progeny trials in 22 countries, and 84 experimental variety trials in 35 countries--was begun as a cooperative venture of the Government of Mexico and the Rockefeller ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1972: On maize and wheat improvement
The year 1972 was a period of continued progress for CIMMYT and its network of collaborators. To summarize: significant scientific gains are described in this annual report for each branch of CIMMYT'scrop research. In-service ...