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Wheat in the cotton-based cropping systems of the irrigated Sindh
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
The cotton-wheat cropping system is the most important in Pakistani agriculture. In Sindh more than one million hectares of wheat is cultivated, out of which almost 80% of area is grown under the cotton wheat cropping ...
Technical change and returns to wheat breeding research in Pakistan's Punjab in the post-green revolution period
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
Rates of yield gain and returns to wheat breeding are estimated for Pakistan's Punjab in the period since the introduction of semidwarf varieties. Analysis of two comprehensive data sets indicates that wheat breeders have ...
World perspectives on barley yellow dwarf
(DCAS; CIMMYT, 1990)
Barley yellow dwarf (BYD) is a cereal disease caused by an aphid-transmitted virus belonging to the luteovirus group, members of which cause the yellows diseases. The virus, known as barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV), is ...
Science for farmers and a better food future
International collaboration in crop improvement research: current status and future prospects
Investments over the past 35 years have created s system of national and international research centers that has revolutionized the supply of improved cereal varieties to developing country farmers. The newly created ...
Adoption and impacts of zero-tillage in the rice-wheat zone of irrigated Punjab, Pakistan
(RWC; CIMMYT, 2007)
This study documents the adoption and impacts of zero-tillage (ZT) wheat in the rice wheat systems of Pakistan’s Punjab province primarily drawing on a detailed empirical survey of 458 rice-wheat farmers. Our random ...
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 ...
The seventh Regional Wheat Workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
The Representative of The Director General of CIMMYT, Dr. George Varughese, Workshop Organizers, Ladies and Gentlemen: First, I want to welcome you to Kenya, and, particularly, to Nakuru, which is the Provincial Headquarters ...
A comparative assessment of combine harvesting vis-a-vis conventional harvesting and threshing in Arsi Region, Ethiopia
(EARO; CIMMYT, 2000)
This study describes wheat harvesting and threshing technologies in Arsi Region. Southeastern Ethiopia. and assesses their profitability compared to that of alternative wheat harvesting technologies. Data were collected ...
Increasing the productivity of underutilized lands by targeting resource conserving technologies-A GIS/remote sensing approach: a case study of Ballia District, Uttar Pradesh, in the eastern gangetic plains
The Indo Gangetic Plains (IGP) of South Asia, formed by the fluvial action of the Indus and Ganges River systems, is one of the world’s major food grain producing regions. The region supports some of the most densely ...