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Misidentification by farmers of the crop varieties they grow: lessons from DNA fingerprinting of wheat in Ethiopia
(Public Library of Science, 2020)
Multi‐site bundling of drought tolerant maize varieties and index insurance
Drought Tolerant Maize Varieties (DTMV) and Rainfall Index Insurance (RII) are potential complements, though with limited empirical basis. We employ a multivariate spatial framework to investigate the potential for bundling ...
Impacts of International Wheat Improvement Research: 1994-2014
This study documents for 1994-2014 the global use of improved wheat germplasm and the economic benefits from international collaboration in wheat improvement research funded by CGIAR and involving national agricultural ...
Heterogeneous seed access and information exposure: implications for the adoption of drought-tolerant maize varieties in Uganda
Frequent droughts in sub-Saharan Africa imply water stress for rainfed agriculture and, ultimately, food insecurity, underlining the region’s vulnerability to climate change. Yet, in the maize-growing areas, farmers have ...
Productivity and production risk effects of adopting drought-tolerant maize varieties in Zambia
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019)
Productivity and production risks affect the use of agricultural production practices and inputs, particularly in developing countries. This paper aims to investigate the effects of adopting drought-tolerant maize varieties ...