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Identification and characterization of resistance to the Russian wheat aphid in small-grain cereals: investigations at CIMMYT, 1990-92
It is only recently that the Russian wheat aphid [Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko)] has become a serious pest of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) outside its primary range of the mountains of ...
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 ...
Assessment and development of an agricultural research station: physical and personnel needs
The agricultural research station plays a vital role in the generation of both new knowledge and appropriate technologies for farmers. However, despite the importance and complexity of running research stations, there is ...
1995/96 World wheat facts and trends: understanding global trends in the use of wheat diversity and international flows of wheat genetic resources
This document describes wheat's origins and the flows of germplasm between various regions of the world. It summarizes some of the tools biological and social scientists use to measure genetic diversity. It examines patterns ...
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 ...
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 ...
Results of the first Elite Selection Wheat Yield Trials: (ESWYT) 1979-80
The first Elite Selection Wheat Yield Trial (ESWYT) was sent in 1979-80, to be grown by cooperators in their spring season of 1980. Thirty nurseries went to cooperators in 21 countries. The 30 advanced lines and varieties ...
Field manual of common wheat diseases and pests
The purpose of this manual is to help agricultural field workers identify common diseases and pests of wheat. Specific chemical control procedures are not given since these may differ from country to country. Local plant ...
Modeling temperature response in wheat and maize
During the workshop “Modeling Temperature Response in Wheat and Maize,” held from 23 to 25 April 2001 at CIMMYT’s headquarters at El Batan, Mexico, participants examined various approaches for modeling temperature effects ...
Impacts of international wheat breeding research in the developing world, 1988-2002
The third in a series of global studies, this report (covering 1988-2002) documents the adoption and diffusion of modern wheat varieties in the developing world and assesses the benefits generated by international wheat ...