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Guide to bread wheat breeding at CIMMYT
This special report provides a detailed introduction to the three subprograms of the CIMMYT Wheat Program. First published in the late 1980s, the report has been updated regularly as the bread wheat breeding methodology ...
A guide to the CIMMYT Crop Management and Physiology Subprogram
Emphasis in presenting developments and achievements of Crop Management and Physiology (CMP) will be placed on the period dating from 1988. This is when the strategic plan was formulated (although not published until 1989), ...
Increasing the yield potential of irrigated bread wheat: basis for physiological research at CIMMYT
Yield potential (YP) is defined as the "yield of a cultivar grown in environments to which it is adapted when nutrients and water are nonlimiting, and when pests, diseases, weeds, lodging, and other stresses are effectively ...
A guide to the CIMMYT bread wheat section
This special report is an updated introduction to the CIMMYT Wheat Program's Bread Wheat Section. It is designed to help acquaint visiting scientists and other interested persons with the Section's structure, activities, ...
Research on barley yellow dwarf: state of the art of the CIMMYT program and its future research focus
This Wheat Special Report is motivated by changes in leadership and funding of CIMMYT's research on barley yellow dwarf viruses (BYD viruses). In 1991, P.A. Burnett, who headed the section in the 1980s, left CIMMYT. R. ...
Epidemiology of Karnal bunt of wheat incited by neovossia indica and an attempt to develop a disease prediction system
Karnal bunt, is a disease of the wheat grain caused by a fungus and is said to have evolved in South Asia. It has come under concern in both India and Mexico over the last few years. In the present treatise, an attempt has ...
Fusarium head scab of wheat (Fusarium graminearum Schwabe)
Scab or head blight of wheat, caused by the fungus Fusarium graminearum Schwabe, was first described in 1891 by Arthur in the United States (2); it was later reported in Japan in 1902. In Mexico the disease was detected ...
Breeding resistance to yellow (stripe) rust in wheat
The information contained in this paper is a precis of the PhD thesis of Dr. H.P. Bimb. Since yellow (stripe) rust has recently reared its head in West and South Asia, the rapid publication of this Wheat Program Special ...
Four years of on-farm research results at Chalco, Mexico
The purpose of this special report is to record the on-farm research activities conducted around the area of Chalco, in the High Valley of Mexico, from 1986-1990. The research was conducted as part of the CIMMYT Wheat Crop ...