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Chemical methods used at CIMMYT for determining protein quality in cereal grains
Chemical methods used at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) for determining protein quality in cereal grains are briefly described in this bulletin. The techniques included have been used to ...
Multilines: safety in numbers
Multiline varieties-mixtures of genetically related lines that have different genes for disease resistance-offer farmers a way to tame outbreaks of rust, thus stabilizing annual wheat yields. CIMMYT is producing large ...
Choosing the right open-pollinated maize in Southern Africa
Maize is widely grown throughout eastern and southern Africa. However, growing conditions differ for rainfall, temperature, the length of the growing season and the occurrence of diseases and pests. As a consequence, ...
Perfil del maiz, Honduras: sus implicaciones en el establecimiento de prioridades de investigacion
La República de Honduras posee una extensión territorial de 112,088 KM2 con aproximadamente 42 habitantes por kilómetro cuadrado y un índice de crecimiento poblacional anual de 3.4%. Políticamente esta dividida en 18 ...
Bunt and smut diseases of wheat: concepts and methods of disease management
Five bunt and smut diseases are regularly associated with wheat ( Triticum spp.). These are: common bunt (Tilletia spp.), dwarf bunt (T. controversa), Karnal bunt (T. indica), loose smut (Ustilago tritici), and flag smut ...
Wheat research and development in Pakistan
This report is mainly a story of accomplishment, it portrays the work of many individuals who have contributed to the notable achievements made in Pakistani wheat production during the past 25 years. The report begins with ...
Planning technologies appropriate to farmers: concepts and procedures
We have prepared this Manual for professionals involved in research on improving agricultural technology for farmers. We believe that it will be useful to both biological scientists and social scientists and that parts of ...
Book of extended summaries: national dialogue on efficient nutrient management for Improving soil health
(TAAS; ICAR; CIMMYT; IPNI; CSISA; FAI, 2015)
Improving soil health is a national mission and deliberating on such a topical issues through national dialogue is a collective wisdom of the organizers. Our sincere appreciations to the senior management of the organizing ...