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Addressing wheat sterility trough nutrient management
Grain set failure or sterility in wheat is an important yield constraint in the rice-wheat system of South and Southeast Asian countries including Bangladesh occurring in some years but not in others. Wheat sterility was ...
CIMMYT World wheat facts and trends: supplement 1995 ongoing research at CIMMYT: understanding wheat genetic diversity and international flows of genetic resources
This supplement to the CIMJvfYT World Wheat Facts and Trends series summarizes objectives and preliminary results of a study of wheat genetic diversity and international flows of genetic resources (final results will appear ...
Developing production of a non-traditional crop in Southeast Asia: wheat in Thailand
Urbanization has led to increased wheat imports by nontraditional, wheat producing countries. Globally, Southeast Asia has had the most rapid increase in wheat consumption. Over the past decade, Thailand, Indonesia, the ...
Farmers' wheat seed sources and seed management in Chilalo Awraja, Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; IARC, 1998)
This study describes the Ethiopian wheat seed system, identifies how farmers acquire and exchange wheat seed, explores problems related to farmers' acquisition and transfer of wheat seed, documents the status of previously ...
Overview: transitioning wheat research to serve the future needs of the developing world
For millennia wheat has provided daily sustenance for a large proportion of the world's population. It is produced in a wide range of climatic environments and geographic regions. During 2004-2006, the global annual harvested ...
Wheat Facts and Futures 2009
For nearly half a century, the international wheat breeding system has delivered improved high yielding varieties of wheat that created (along with rice) the Green Revolution and underpinned strong growth in wheat productivity ...
Partner survey for the CGIAR Research Program WHEAT: national and international priorities and engagement
This document analyzes 92 responses to a 2012 survey sent by the CGIAR Research Program WHEAT to its more than 200 partners regarding their institutional priorities, engagement and activities under WHEAT strategic initiatives, ...
Instructions for the management and reporting of results for the CIMMYT Wheat Program International Nurseries
Over the last two decades, CIMMYT's international multilocation testing of experimental germplasm has become widely accepted as a viable approach to accelerating the germplasm improvement process. Given the diversity of ...
Semidwarf bread wheats: names, parentages, pedigrees, and origins
One of CIMMYT's primary functions is to produce germplasm for use by cooperating national crop improvement programs. In the development of wheat germplasm, emphasis is given to producing advanced materials that can be ...
Biophysical and socio-economic characterization of cereal production systems of Central Nepal
The domestic food security of Nepal is critically depended on the sustainability of the cereal production systems of Central Nepal Terai region, as the major share of nation's cereal production comes from the agro-ecological ...