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The farming systems of the Texizapan watershed, Sierra de Santa Marta, Veracruz, Mexico
The main farming systems of the Texizapan watershed in southern Veracruz, Mexico (200-1,640 meters above sea level) were characterized through a formal survey in 1995. Farm-level data included an inventory of resources ...
Diez años con el TLCAN: revisión de literatura y análisis de las respuestas de los agricultores de Sonora y Veracruz, México
(CIMMYT; Congressional Hunger Center, 2007)
Policy reforms and mexican agriculture: views from the Yaqui Valley
The overall effects of policy reforms enacted during the 1990s in Mexico on financial and economic profitability ofYaqui Valley agriculture are assessed in this study, which describes the reforms, examines how exogenous ...
Four years of on-farm research results at Chalco, Mexico
Techniques for efficient mass rearing and infestation in screening for host plant resistance to corn earworm, Heliothis zea
One of a three-part series, this bulletin presents techniques developed at CIMMYT and used over the past six years for efficient mass rearing and infestation with the corn earworm-Heliothis zea (Boddie)-for screening and ...
The impact of conservation tillage on the productivity and stability of maize cropping systems: a case study in Western Mexico
This paper examines the economics of introducing conservation tillage into existing maize cropping systems in the state of Jalisco, in the western part of Mexico. A stochastic cost-benefit analysis (SCBA) of introducing ...
Rural Mexico 10 years after the North American free trade agreement: coping with a landscape of changeEl México rural 10 años después de la firma del tratado de libre comercio de América del Norte: enfrentar un panorama de cambio
On the first day of 1994, Mexican agriculture and farmers' lives were slated to change. That was the day that the North American free trade agreement (NAFTA) came into effect. Signed by the governments of Canada, Mexico, ...
La conservación de residuos en los sistemas de producción de maíz en Ciudad Guzmán y San Gabriel, Jalisco
La tecnología de conservación de los residuos del cultivo, mejor conocida como labranza de consevación, brinda la posibilidad de incrementar la productividad y la sustentabilidad de los sistemas agrícolas en zonas con ...
Tecnicas de campo para experimentos con fertilizantes
Chemical methods used at CIMMYT for determining protein quality in cereal grains
Chemical methods used at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) for determining protein quality in cereal grains are briefly described in this bulletin. The techniques included have been used to ...