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Proceedings of the Asian regional maize research planning and coordination meeting
It was after leaming of the impact of a similar meeting in the CIMMYT South American Regional Maize Program, that we agreed in also holding a Regional Maize Research Planning and Coordination Meeting. In such meetings, an ...
Proceedings of the Third Asian Regional Maize Workshop
(CAAS; CIMMYT, 1988)
The main activity of the Asian Regional Maize Program of CIMMYT (ARMP) is the collaboration with the National Maize Programs in the region in the development of improved technology conductive to the increase of production ...
Dryland wheat in India: the impact of technical change and future research challenges
This study focuses on the dryland wheat areas of central and southern India (over half of India's total rainfed wheat area), where wheat is produced on deep vertisols in a fallow wheat system depending heavily on the ...
The contribution of genetic resources and diversity to wheat productivity: a case from the Punjab of Pakistan
This study makes use of data on wheat production in the Punjab of Pakistan from 1979 to 1985 to 1) examine patterns of varietal diversity in farmers' fields both at the regional and district levels and 2) identify how and ...
Adoption of Basmati-385: implications for time conflicts in the rice-wheat cropping systems of Pakistan's Punjab
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1989)
The traditional basmati rice-wheat cropping system of Pakistan's Punjab involves major time conflicts between the harvesting date of rice and the planting date of wheat. The lengthy maturity period of traditional basmati ...
Rice varietal adoption in Jafarabad District Baluchistan
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1989)
High yielding rice varieties play an important role in increasing rice productivity. Rice breeders at various research stations in Pakistan are continuously working to evolve and disseminate high yielding varieties (Khichi ...
Crop-Livestock Interactions and livelihoods in the indo-gangetic plains, India: a regional synthesis
The research and development community faces the challenge of sustaining crop productivity gains, improving rural livelihoods, and securing environmental sustainability in the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP). This calls for a ...
Adoption and impacts of zero tillage as a resource conserving technology in the irrigated plains of South Asia.
The recent stagnation of productivity growth in the irrigated areas of the Indo-Gangetic Plains of South Asia has led to a quest for resourceconserving technologies that can save water, reduce production costs and improve ...
Land prices, land rents, and technological change: evidence from Pakistan
The relationship between technological change and land values is investigated for both rainfed and irrigated areas of Pakistan's most important wheat producing province, the Punjab. An attempt is made to link regional ...