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Prospects and challenges of expanding maize production in Bangladesh
Bangladesh is a unitary and sovereign country known as the Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh. Bangladesh emerged as an independent country on March 26, 1971, and its state language is Bengali. The geographical location of ...
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 ...
New wheats for a secure, sustainable future
This paper reviews strategies used by CIMMYT and its partners to develop sustainable wheat production systems for favored and marginal areas. These strategies aim to achieve an optimal combination of the best genotypes ...
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 ...
Wheat and wheat breeding in China
The People's Republic of China, which has the world's largest population (1990 estimate of 1.1 billion), is also the world's largest wheat producer with the crop being grown in 29 of its 30 provinces. As expounded upon in ...
Setting research priorities for agronomic research: a case study for wheat in Chalco, Mexico
Although identifying crop production problems, setting research priorities, and identifying appropriate technological alternatives are fundamental to the success of a research program, these activities rarely receive the ...
Developing production of a non-traditional crop in Southeast Asia: wheat in Thailand
Urbanization has led to increased wheat imports by nontraditional, wheat producing countries. Globally, Southeast Asia has had the most rapid increase in wheat consumption. Over the past decade, Thailand, Indonesia, the ...
Wheat bibliography from Southern Africa: breeding, pathology and production research and extension literature
The impetus for this bibliography came as a guide to the Steering Committee of the Maize and Wheat Improvement Research Network for SADC (MWIRNET) to the published wheat research conducted in southern Africa. This type of ...
Wheat in heat-stressed environments: irrigated, dry areas and rice-wheat farming systems
(ARC; BARI; CIMMYT; UNDP, 1994)
These are the fourth proceedings resulting from international conferences related to wheat production in warmer environments throughout the world. The meetings reported on in these proceedings were sponsored by the United ...