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Application of physiology in wheat breeding
How can disciplinary research in physiology complement wheat breeding? This introductory chapter is intended to provide broad guidelines to help breeding programs: 1) assess whether physiological criteria should be included ...
Farmers' seed sources and management of bread wheat in Wolmera Woreda, Ethiopia
(IAR; CIMMYT, 1998)
Because seed supply and cost strongly influence farmers' ability to increase wheat production, researchers undertook a survey to document how Ethiopian farmers in Wolmera woreda acquire, manage and transfer wheat seed. ...
Wheat Facts and Futures 2009
For nearly half a century, the international wheat breeding system has delivered improved high yielding varieties of wheat that created (along with rice) the Green Revolution and underpinned strong growth in wheat productivity ...
Mechanical line sowing with two-wheeled tractors for maize, wheat, legumes and direct seeded rice: experiential learning modules for sustainable intensification and agricultural service provision
Mechanical sowing refers to the placement of seeds into the soil by an agricultural machine or a manually operated (but mechanical) device. Mechanical sowing, also referred to as mechanical seeding, is generally practiced ...
Gender and innovation processes in wheat-based systems
(GENNOVATE; CIMMYT, 2017)
For more than half a century, wheat research for development has delivered highly valuable technologies. Some of these have had very large impacts, significantly improving productivity, food security and incomes. However, ...
Present status of wheat improvement in CIMMYT
The wheat and nutrition series: a compilation of studies on wheat and health
Including papers about wheat and health published during 2014-17 by CIMMYT, in partnership with Bimbo, a Mexican multinational bakery product company and, with permission of AACC International, from a special series in ...
Anti-Wheat fad diets undermine global food security efforts: wheat consumption healthy despite claims in self-help publications
A recent review paper released by Britain’s University of Warwick (Lillywhite and Sarrouy 2014) addresses two fundamental questions regarding wheat: “Are whole grain products good for health?”; and “What is behind the rise ...
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 ...