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Turkey's wheat research and training project
Information about the program for wheat improvement in Turkey by CIMMYT
Ghana's tradition makers: changing patterns in food crops research, extension, and production
The personal fortunes of Kwaku Yamoah-Boampong, like the collective fortunes of his native Ghana, have been fickle to say the least-and the two appear to be intertwined. During the late 1970s, he tried to disentangle one ...
Wheat production advances in South America's colossus: The gains from 20 years of Brazilian/CIMMYT research collaboration
This CIMMYT Today presents the viewpoints of a cross-section of Brazil's major players in wheat research and production. The narrative begins with some history and a description of the current wheat status. Also included ...
Probing the gene pools: spring x winter crosses in bread wheat
Ripening winter wheat fields in Oregon. Both developed and developing country growers stand to gain from the collaborative spring x winter research program described in this article.
A common ground for maize research: regional cooperation in the Middle East and North Africa
This publication presents several aspects of regional cooperation in maize research in the Middle East and North Africa. Background on maize production in this area, the role of CIMMYT's Maize Program in developing and ...
Speeding the breeding wheat, triticale, barley: Offseason nurseries
In a world of relentless population growth, shrinking arable land resources per capita and an ever present need for more and better food for the impoverished, there is a tremendous task and responsibility for scientists, ...
Wheat x rye = triticale
Intensive triticale breeding at CIMMYT during the past decade has brought this "man-made" crop to the brink of commercial cultivation by farmers in the tropics and subtropics.
International testing program in wheat, triticale and barley
In 1950 a stem rust epidemic struck the wheat crop in the United States and Canada, reaching its greatest destruction in 1954. In 1953 the durum wheat crop of the U.S. was 60 per cent destroyed, and in 1954,75 per cent. ...
Wheat in Bangladesh
The Bangladeshi wheat revolution has had a positive psychological effect upon the nation. The success in wheat production is heralded as an example of what can be achieved for the multitude of other development projects ...
This issue of CIMMYT TODAY explores the efforts of our economists to assist national collaborators to develop and transfer improved technology for maize, wheat, barley and triticale in the developing world.