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Conservation agriculture in maize- and wheat-based systems in the (Sub)tropics: Lessons from adaptation initiatives in South Asia, Mexico, and Southern Africa
Conservation agriculture's underlying principles—minimal soil disturbance, soil cover and crop rotation—are increasingly recognized as essential for sustainable agriculture. This article summarizes three contrasting cases ...
Las industrias de la semilla de maíz en Brasil y México: desempeño anterior, problemas actuales y perspectivas para el futuro
Este documento describe los resultados de un estudio de los principales factores que afectan el desarrollo de la industria de semilla de maiz en Brasil y Mexico (y, por extension, de otros paises en desarrollo). Los autores ...
Farmers' use of improved seed selection practices in Mexican maize: evidence and issues from the Sierra de Santa Marta
The principal advantage of in situ conservation is that it allows adaptive evolutionary processes to continue in the species that are being conserved. For a cultivated crop species, in situ conservation involves farmers' ...
CIMMYT-selected derived synthetic bread wheats for rainfed environments: Yield evaluation in Mexico and Australia
Synthetic backcrossed-derived bread wheats (SBWs) from CIMMYT were grown in the Northwest of Mexico at Centro de Investigaciones Agrý´colas del Noroeste (CIANO) and sites across Australia during three seasons. During three ...
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 ...