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Cereal cyst nematodes: status, research and outlook
The first meeting of the International Cereal Cyst Nematode Initiative, held in October 2009 in Turkey, involved over 60 scientists from wheat-growing regions in Asia, Australia, Europe, north Africa and North America. ...
International symposium on wheat yield potential: challenges to international wheat breeding - Extended abstracts
Abstracts from the International Symposium on Wheat Yield Potential: Challenges to International Wheat Breeding held in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico, March 20-24, 2006.
Complementary strategies to raise wheat yield potential: book of abstracts
The abstracts herein are of presentations by world-renowned experts for the workshop “Complementary strategies to raise wheat yield potential” (10-13 November 2009, CIMMYT-El Batán, Mexico). Sponsored by the United States ...
International Wheat Improvement: Highlights from an Expert Symposium
Wheat is grown on 217 million hectares worldwide, accounting for some 620 million tons of grain and providing one-fifth of the world’s total calorific input. In regions like North Africa, Turkey, and Central Asia, wheat ...
Sustainable maize production systems for Nepal: proceedings of a maize symposium
(NARC; CIMMYT, 2002)
This symposium will be a milestone for improving research and development in maize and will have a direct bearing on food security in the hills of Nepal and in raising income levels of the rural communities.
Insect resistant maize for Africa (IRMA) project
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2000)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) Project was publicly launched on March 3 2000 with the convening of a Stakeholders Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. About seventy six people, representing different stakeholder groups ...
Grain legumes and green manures for soil fertility in Southern Africa: taking stock of progress
(CIMMYT; Soil Fert Net, 2003)
This conference on the soil fertility benefits from green manures and grain legumes brought together 56 participants from Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, along with some further key presenters from Ethiopia, Kenya ...
Increasing wheat production in Central Asia through science and international cooperation
The objective of the First Central Asian Wheat Conference, held on 10-13 June 2003 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, was to assess the current status of wheat research and cooperation in Central Asia, particularly in the areas of ...
International Symposium on Wheat Yield Potential: Challenges to International Wheat Breeding
Like many other patterns, investment in research is often cyclical. International centers like CIMMYT have focused substantial resources on biotic and abiotic stresses for about two decades now, but raising total productivity ...
Proceedings of the: 12th Regional Wheat Workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
Like its predecessors, the 12th Regional Wheat Workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, held at Merica Hotel in Nakuru, Kenya , 22–26 November 2004 provided a forum where wheat scientists from the region could ...