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CIMMYT Research highlights 1984
Maize and wheat are the principal sources of carbohydrates and protein for nearly half of the people of the world. CIMMYT's primary objective is to develop superior germplasm that will provide higher and more stable yields, ...
CIMMYT Maize International Testing Program 1983: final report
The 1983 Final Report of the International Maize Testing Program includes trial summaries of data received from February 16 to December 15, 1984. Data from 1983 trials received after December 16, 1984 will be in cluded as ...
The future development of maize and wheat in the third world
The papers presented at the September 1986 symposium in honor of CIMMYT's 20th anniversary are collected in this publication. Introductory essayes provide an overview of the Green Revolution and its implications for ...
El desarrollo futuro del maiz y el trigo en el tercer mundo
The Rht13 dwarfing gene reduces peduncle length and plant height to increase grain number and yield of wheat
The green-revolution Rht-B1b and Rht-D1b dwarfing alleles are usually associated with increased wheat yields but are linked to reduced early growth and poor emergence if sowing conditions are unfavourable. Other dwarfing ...
CIMMYT's maize germplasm management, improvement, and utilization program
Improving the maize plant is the subject of this publication. It first outlines several population improvement schemes and then focuses on the approach that CIMMYT has adopted in its own maize program. The structure and ...