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Analytics of barani farming systems of northern punjab: cropping intensity, crop-livestock interactions and food self-sufficiency
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1988)
The rainfed areas of Pothwar plateau cover about one quarter of total cropped area of the Punjab. Farming in the area is characterised by a complex and diversified set of activities. Farm productivity in the region is ...
Overview of strategies and planned activities for 1989
After a very successful planning meeting involving CIMMYT directive and regional staff (December 88), it is felt that 1989 will mark a turning point in the development of CIMMYT Regional Program for Central America and the ...
Wheat breeding for acid soils: review of Brazilian/CIMMYT collaboration 1974-1986
Through the decade of the 1960s and into the early 1970s, while both area and production of wheat were on an increase in Brazil, the country did not enjoy the benefits of the "miracle seed" of Mexican varieties that were ...
From agronomic data to farmer recommendations: an economics training manual
This manual presents a set of procedures for the economic analysis of on-farm experiments. It is intended for use by agricultural scientists as they develop recommendations for farmers from agronomic data. Developing ...
Global research: final report research on tropical wheat improvement (GLO / 82 / 007)
(UNDP; CIMMYT, 1988)
In recent years, wheat consumption in developing countries has been on the rise. Population growth, urbanization, rising incomes, bread subsidies, and food aid have contributed to escalating demand. During the 1970s, ...
1988 Mid year progress report: CIMMYT Central American / Caribean regional maize program
According to the priorities established in the work plan of 1988-1989, CIMMYT staff based in Guatemala spent 18 weeks traveling in El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Haiti, Panama, Costa Rica, Republica Dominicana, and Cuba ...
Recent advances in the conservation and utilization of genetic resources: proceedings of the Global maize germplasm workshop
(INIFAP; CIMMYT, 1988)
Even for the nonspecialist, maize genetic resources is an Inherently Interesting subject. It has an engaging history, shaped by people of unusual Intelligence and foresight; It Is currently being transformed by exciting ...
Maize production regions in developing countries
The most promment distinguisbing characteristics of maize-growing reglons in developing countries are given here in tabular form, along with sallent features of each region. Eaeh region is designated by a number, which ...
Comparative advantage and policy incentives for wheat production in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe is unusual among SADCC countries in producing most of its own wheat. Between 1965 and 1975, rapid growth in wheat production transformed the nation from a net wheat importer to a net exporter. Although wheat ...