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The Impact of CIMMYT wheat germplasm on wheat productivity in China
(CIMMYT; CGIAR, 2015)
This study examines the factors that affected wheat total factor productivity (TFP) growth in China, with a focus on China’s collaboration with the wheat breeding program of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement ...
Economic criteria for establishing plant breeding programs
A general model of annual costs and lagged annual returns from a plant breeding program is developed to estimate the threshold sizes of a crop industry at which different breeding programs could be economically justified, ...
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 ...
International wheat breeding research in Eastern and Southern Africa, 1966-97
This paper describes and analyzes some of the impacts of wheat improvement research in seven countries in the Eastern and Southern regions of Africa. the countries South Africa, Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, ...
Utilizing wild grass biodiversity in wheat improvement: 15 years of wide cross research at CIMMYT
For the first time, this report brings together detailed accounts of new knowledge and techniques developed through wheat wide crosses research at CIMMYT since this work was initiated in 1979. Beginning with a summary of ...
Adoption of improved wheat technologies by small-scale farmers in Mbeya District, Southern Highlands, Tanzania
(United Republic of Tanzania; CIMMYT, 2001)
This study was conducted to gain an understanding of how small-scale farmers in Mbeya District have adopted improved wheat technologies promoted by the wheat research program at MARTI-Uyole. The specific objectives were ...
Metodos quimicos usados en el CIMMYT para determinar la calidad de la proteina del maiz
En 1964, Mertz, Bates y Nelson encontraron que el gene mutante opaco-2 del maíz modifica el balance de aminoácidos de la proteína del endospermo e incrementa el contenido de lisina y triptofano. Este descubrimiento abrió ...
Síntesis de resultados experimentales: 1992
(PRM; CIMMYT, 1993)
La Síntesis de Resultados Experimentales del PRM 1992 presenta los resultados más sobresalientes del Programa Regional de Maíz (PRM) para Centro América y El Caribe durante 1992. El PRM es una red colaborativa de investigación ...