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Ensuring the use of sustainable crop management strategies by small wheat farmers in the 21st century
Virtually all current strategies to implement modern, sustainable crop management production practices involve conservation/zero tillage prior to seeding, some form of crop residue retention and management, fertilizer ...
Bread wheat, durum wheat, and synthetic hexaploid wheat in saline and non-saline soils
Genetic improvement of crops for salt tolerance will become ever more important as it becomes necessary to cultivate marginal soils. The work reported here evaluated the intra- and interspecific variability in yield response ...
New wheat varieties and the small farmer
The distribution of the benefits of new agricultural technologies is the subject of continuing controversy, especially following the widespread adoption of new wheat and rice varieties in developing countries over the last ...
CIMMYT planning report: a look ahead 1980-86
The evolution of CIMMYT's programs has constantly been shaped by the accumulated experience of its staff and by continuing communication with agriculturists and planners in developing countries and international development ...
Helminthosporium blights of wheat: spot blotch and tan spot. Proceedings of an international workshop held at CIMMYT
(UCL; BADC; CIMMYT, 1998)
Over the last 30 ye~rs, in developing countries, the outstanding advances in wheat productivity attained by CIMMYT and its partners have contributed greatly to the well-being of millions of people. As growing numbers of ...
Fusarium head scab: global status and future prospects
Fusarium head scab of wheat was first reported in England around 1884; however, scab is generally more important in warm and humid areas. The various fusaria that cause scab are among the most variable and insidious fungi. ...
Wheat, barley, and triticale cultivars: a list of publications in which national cereal breeders have noted the cooperation or germplasm they received from CIMMYT
Sustainable cereal production on farmers' fields: that is the ultimate measure of the impact of CIMMYT's research. Its achievement requires a combination of effective technologies and the most appropriate seeds. Over the ...
Maize production environments revisited: A GIS-based approach
This publication presents a GIS-based approach for revising the descriptions of global maize production environments, called "mega-environments" (MEs), used by CIMMYT and its partners. A cluster analysis was performed on ...
A users guide to FASAP - A Fortran program for the analysis of farm survey data
In cooperation with researchers in Many national agricultural research programs, CIMMYT has sought to develop procedures which help to focus agricultural research squarely on the needs of farmers. The process involves ...
Issues regarding targeting and adoption of quality protein maize (QPM)
Improvements in the production characteristics of quality protein maize (QPM) are currently leading to its reintroduction in various areas of the world, both for human and animal consumption. Although the improved QPM ...