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A review of gender disaggregated data on maize and wheat cropping systems in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda
(CIMMYT; CIDA, 1998)
This study set out to consolidate extstmg data and literature on the gender roles and responsibilities performed by men and women in maize and wheat dominated cropping systems in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. In ...
Grain yield of barley as affected by cropping sequence and fertilizer application in Southeastern Ethiopia
(African Crop Science Society, 1997)
Cropping systems in the Ethiopian highlands involve rotations of cereals with grain legume and oilseed crops; the proportional allocation among crop species varies with altitude, rainfall, and soil type. Barley (Hordeum ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
Coefficient of parentage users manual
This document is the Users Manual of the Wheat Coefficient of Parentage System, a system for calculting coefficients of parentage between different wheat cultivars based on their individual pedigrees. The goal of the Wheat ...
Results of the second SADC wheat yield nursery, 1997
The SADC Wheat Yield Nursery is intended to evaluate and distribute released and potential wheat cultivars to any research or extension organization in southern Africa. The Nursery is coordinated by the Maize and Wheat ...
China/CIMMYT Collaboration on wheat breeding and germplasm exchange: results of 10 years of shuttle breeding (1984-1994)
Maintaining a fruitful working relationship with a country such as China is indispensible for CIMMYT, whose mandate is to improve the productivity and sustainability of wheat and maize production systems all over the ...
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 ...
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, ...
Wheat production and grower practices in the Yaqui Valley, Sonora, Mexico
Wheat yields in the Yaqui Valley of NW Mexico have appeared to remain stable in the past decade despite the release of new varieties and improved agronomic recommendations. A study was conducted during the winter of 1990/91 ...
Wheat and wheat breeding in the former USSR
The USSR is one of the main wheat-producing countries in the world. It has a longestablished wheat breeding network involving institutes and stations nationwide. Soviet scientists have contributed to modern varieties and ...