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Biotechnology applications to plant breeding
In recent years gene cloning technology has led to fundamental advances in many areas of biology. One of the most exciting of these is the use of cloned fragments of chromosomal DNA as genetic markers, usually termed "RFLP ...
Asian Maize Biotechnology Network (AMBIONET)
The Asian Maize Biotechnology Network (AMBIONET) is a collaborative research and training network established in April 1998 that is aimed at building the biotechnology capacity of national maize programs in Asia. The focus ...
Molecular marker applications to plant breeding
The course will introduce participants to the basics of plant genome analysis and its application to plant breeding problems in both wheat and maize through lectures and hands-on exercises. Participants will learn the ...
(CIMMYT; Economics Program, 1997)
Since its 1993 review, the CIMMYI Economics Program has gone through a major transformation in its research program, staffing, linkages with other CIMMYI programs, and linkages with CIMMYT outreach programs. The Program ...
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 ...
Update on Karnal bunt research in Mexico
Mexican officials from the Centro de Investigaciones Agricolas del Noroeste (CIANO) and Sanidad Vegetal, U.S. Quarantine officials and CIMMYT staff met in Ciudad Obregon on May 8-9,1991, to review the status of the disease ...
Increasing yield potential in wheat: breaking the barriers. Proceedings of a workshop held in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico
CIMMYT's focus on developing wheat varieties that produce higher and more stable yields has made a tremendous difference in the lives of millions of people in the developing world. In the mid 1960s, the dramatic increases ...
Spring wheat in Kazakstan: current status and future directions
The Republic of Kazakstan is an important grain producer. Spring wheat constitutes 90% of total wheat production. The temperature profile, dry climate, and soil conditions in the main grain producing regions favor the ...
Proceedings of the Septoria Tritici Workshop
Septoria tritici is an important pathogen of wheat in the higher rainfall areas of Europe, North and South America, North and East Africa. A septoria leaf blotch workshop took place on 20-24 September 1993 at CIMMYT, Mexico. ...