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Adoption of maize and wheat technologies in Eastern Africa: a synthesis of the findings of 22 case studies
This paper synthesizes the findings of 22 micro-level studies on technology adoption carried out by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) with national agricultural research systems in Ethiopia, ...
Impacts of international maize breeding research in the developing world, 1966-1990
The impacts of maize breeding research for non-temperate environments in the developing world by national agricultural research systems (NARSs) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) over 1966-90 ...
Understanding global trends in the use of wheat diversity and international flows of wheat genetic resources
This paper discusses the centers of origin and diversity for bread wheat; sketches historical patterns in the sources and use of wheat genetic resources in modern plant breeding; identifies and compares indicators of genetic ...
Indicators of wheat genetic diversity and germplasm use in the people's republic of China
A preliminary study of wheat genetic diversity in the People's Republic of China is presented. Available evidence and basic data related to the ancestry of leading wheat cultivars and the area distribution of dominant ...
Project extension proposal of food security in Bangladesh: improving wheat, maize and papaya production, and impacts of arsenic contamination.
CIMMYT began its work under USAID grand in July 2002 with programs running for 3 years except for the Transgenic Papaya program, which ends June 2007.Thus, this proposal entails the expansion and extension of the additional ...
Strategies for strengthening and scaling up community-based seed production
Maize is the primary source of calories in the diet of many resource-poor farm families in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). International agricultural research centers, in collaboration with national ...
The genetics and exploitation of heterosis in crops: an internacional symposium
Welcome to the "International Symposium on the Genetics and Exploitation of Heterosis in Crops." Heterosis has significantly increased the productivity and quality of major crops in our century, contributing additional ...
Instructions for the management and reporting of results for the CIMMYT Wheat Program International Nurseries
Over the last two decades, CIMMYT's international multilocation testing of experimental germplasm has become widely accepted as a viable approach to accelerating the germplasm improvement process. Given the diversity of ...
Results of eleventh International Triticale Yield Nursery: (ITYN) 1979-80
The 11th International Triticale Yield Nursery (ITYN) was sent in 1979-80, to be grown by cooperators in their spring season of 1980. One-hundred and two nurseries went to cooperators in 60 countries. The 24 advanced lines ...
Stress tolerance breeding: maize that resists insects, drought, low nitrogen, and acid soils
This information herein was originally prepared as briefing material for the midterm technical review of the CIMMYT/United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project IIResearch on the Development of New, Stress-Resistant ...