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Impacts of international research on intertemporal yield stability in wheat and maize: an economic assessment
Critics of modern maize and wheat varieties (MVs) have suggested that, in developing countries, yields of these varieties vary more from season to season than yields of farmers’ traditional varieties, thereby exposing ...
Impactos del mejoramiento de maíz en América Latina: 1966-1997
Este informe documenta el número y los tipos de variedades e híbridos de maíz lanzados por los programas públicos de mejoramiento entre 1966 y 1997; describe las variedades e híbridos comercializados por organismos públicos ...
Wheat and wheat breeding in the former USSR
The USSR is one of the main wheat-producing countries in the world. It has a longestablished wheat breeding network involving institutes and stations nationwide. Soviet scientists have contributed to modern varieties and ...
Using economics to explain spatial diversity in a wheat crop: examples from Australia and China
Spatial diversity indicators may serve an important function for policymakers as they seek to manage crop genetic diversity and potential externalities associated with diffusion of some types of genetically improved crops. ...
Adoption and impacts of improved winter and spring wheat varieties in Turkey
Wheat is one of the most important agricultural commodities in Turkey, and the country ranks among the top ten producers in the world. It is a staple and strategic crop, and an essential food in the Turkish diet, consumed ...
Characterization of maize producing households in Machakos and Makueni Districts in Kenya
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2010)
The Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) initiative aims to address the challenge of combating the impacts of drought on people’s livelihoods, food security and economic development. It links the efforts of several ...
Wheat in the rice-wheat cropping system of the Punjab: A synthesis of On-farm research results 1984-1988
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1989)
This report presents the results of five years of on-farm studies on wheat production in the rice-wheat zone of the Punjab. The work was started in 1983-84 with an informal diagnostic survey and a formal survey at harvest ...
Monitoring wheat varieties grown in irrigated Baluchistan
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1988)
This study was undertaken to assess farmers' use of different wheat varieties in two major growing environments of Baluchistan. Overall, farmers planted wheat on 39% of their cultivated area. Overall, 41 percent of the ...
Wheat and wheat development in Bhutan
This report summarizes the work of two CIMMYT regional scientists who visited Bhutan Oct 18-Nov. 1 1988 to prepare a paper on wheat and wheat development in Bhutan at the request of the government. Wheat is the third most ...