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Wheat, barley, and triticale cultivars: a list of publications in which national cereal breeders have noted the cooperation or germplasm they received from CIMMYT
Sustainable cereal production on farmers' fields: that is the ultimate measure of the impact of CIMMYT's research. Its achievement requires a combination of effective technologies and the most appropriate seeds. Over the ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
Winter wheat east european regional yield trial (WWEERYT)
Winter wheat is one of the most important crops in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus. Some 5-10 years ago, a well-coordinated network of winter wheat breeders in the region allowed germplasm and information exchange. In some ...
Report of UNDP-CIMMYT Global Research Project
The soft chalky endosperm and other undesirable attributes associated with opaque-2 maize led CIMMYT to seek an alternate breeding strategy. The new research strategy involved the accmnulation and exploitation of genetic ...
Report of UNDP-CIMMYT Global research project (Phase 3): March 1979
Within the past fourteen years, the task of breeding for nutritionally superior maize types has been greatly facilitated by the discovery of the biochemical effects of the opaque-2 and floury-2 genes. Through manipulation ...
UNDP-CIMMYT Global research project: (Phase 3): Progress Report to August 1977
(CIMMYT, 1977, 08)
The progress made in the various aspects of the UNDP-CIMMYT Global Research Project "Research and training in the development of High Lysine Maize" during the period September 1976 to August 1977 is presented in this report. ...
CIMMYT's maize germplasm management, improvement, and utilization program
This paper discusses alternatives for improving the maize plant. While maize hybrids dominate in the developed world, open-pollinated varieties mostly are grown in the developing countries. The importance of population ...
Progress report of UNDP-CIMMYT Global research project No. 1: august 1972 through february 1973
Genetic improvement of protein quality of maize endosperm to make it better balanced and of greater biological value both for human and animal consumption has received major emphasis in CIMMYT's maize breeding program for ...
Wheat, Triticale and Barley Seminar; El Batan, Tex. (Mexico); 22-26 Jan 1973.
Wheat, Triticale and Barley Seminar Conference; held in El Batan, Texas (Mexico); January 22-26, 1973. This conference was planned to serve two separate functions. One was to bring together a research group on wheat and ...
Durum wheat: names; parentage; pedigrees; origins
This bulletin contains a compilation of all durum wheat cultivars and advanced lines produced by CIMMYT and by the Mexican National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA); it also contains the names and pedigrees of ...
Improving on excellence: achievements in breeding with the maize race Tuxpeño
One of the most graphic symbols of achievement in the CIMMYT Maize Program, oddly enough, is a downward drifting line, representing the dramatic reduction in plant height brought about in a population based on the Mexican ...