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Optimal search in ex situ collections of wheat genetic resources
This paper develops a theoretical model for analyzing gene bank management decisions regarding the search for traits of economic value in ex situ collections of wheat. The model is applied to data on the probability of ...
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 ...
Impacts of international wheat breeding research in the developing world, 1966-90
1986-90. Overall, varieties originating directly from CIMMYT crosses or from NARS crosses using a CIMMYT parent occupy 40 million hectares of wheat in the developing world. It is estimated that adoption of MVs from 1977 ...
Triticale production in the Central Mexican highlands: smallholders' experiences and lessons for research
Triticale, a cross between wheat and rye, yields more than ita parent species under two kinds of marginal conditions: highland areas where acid soils and foliar diseases are a problem and semiarid areas where drought stress ...
From agronomic data to farmer recommendations
This manual presents a set of procedures for doing an economic analysis of on-farm agronomic experiments wich will help in selecting treatments for furter experimentation and for developing farmer recommendations. The ...
Farmers' wheat seed sources and seed management in the Enebssie area, Ethiopia
(IARC; CIMMYT, 1998)
This study in Enebssie area, Ethiopia, aimed to identify farmers' wheat seed acquisition and transfer mechanisms; explore problems related to those mechanisms; document the status of previously released wheat varieties; ...
The birth of CIMMYT: pioneering the idea and ideals of international agricultural research
The birth of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico was an experiment in applying the idea of international agricultural research for development and the ideals for designing international ...
A biophysical and socioeconomic characterization of the cereal production systems of Northwest Bangladesh
The present study assesses cereal production in selected areas of NW-Bangladesh, especially with respect to the biophysical and socio-economic characterization of cereal producing farm households. Three major cereal crops, ...
The changing living standard of farmers in the Yaqui Valley: looking beyond the "Green Revolution"
(CIMMYT; The World Food Prize, 2014)
The World Food Prize Youth Institute sponsors a seminar through which students are able to research a topic related to food security and present it for discussion at the annual conference. This year, The World Food IPhoto: ...
Statistical and economical analyses of on-farm research experiments: maize training program 1985-B
The information presented here comes from experiments conducted in farmers fields in the northern part of the state of Veracruz, Mexico, during the season 1985-B. The sole purpose of this material is to provide ClMMYT maize ...