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Striga: biology, control, extension: a guide prepared for CIMMYT-KARI striga working group for extension agents
(KARI; CIMMYT; BMZ; CIDA-EACP, 1999)
Farmers in western Kenya have known Striga for more than one hundred years. Lately it has become a real threat to cereal production in Nyanza and Western Provinces. Factors that affect the build-up of Striga include: ...
Chartbook of maize in Pakistan and AJK 1989
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
This chartbook was prepared as a background document to the 4th Asian Regional Maize Workshop, 22-27 September, 1990. It summarises in chart form, the recent situation with respect to 'kharif (summer) maize in Pakistan and ...
Determining comparative advantage through DRC analysis: guidelines emerging from CIMMYT's experience
Knowledge of comparative advantage is important for developing countries, because potential welfare gains from specialization and trade can be used to foster economic growth. One practical difficulty with using comparative ...
Public and private investments in maize research in Mexico and Guatemala
This paper describes the relationship between public and private sector research and seed production in Mexico and Guatemala. The focus is on public agricultural research institutes and local and multinational seed
Wheat in the cotton-based cropping systems of the irrigated Sindh
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
The cotton-wheat cropping system is the most important in Pakistani agriculture. In Sindh more than one million hectares of wheat is cultivated, out of which almost 80% of area is grown under the cotton wheat cropping ...
Wheat and rice in Karnal and Kurukshetra Districts, Haryana, India: farmers practices, problems, and an agenda for action
Two diagnostic surveys conducted during the rice and wheat seasons in 1992 in Kamal and Kurukshetra Districts of Haryana, India, helped develop a preliminary assessment of both near-term and potential longer-term problems ...
Cultural practices and varietal preferences for durum wheat by farmers of Ada, Lume and Gimbichu Weredas of Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; Alemaya University of Agriculture, 1994)
A survey of 144 fanners was undertaken in Ada, Lume and Gimbichu Weredas to assess fanners' practices in durum wheat production; and to identify the durum wheat varieties they grow and the quality characteristics they seek ...
CIMMYT World wheat facts and trends: supplement 1995 ongoing research at CIMMYT: understanding wheat genetic diversity and international flows of genetic resources
This supplement to the CIMJvfYT World Wheat Facts and Trends series summarizes objectives and preliminary results of a study of wheat genetic diversity and international flows of genetic resources (final results will appear ...
1995/96 World wheat facts and trends: understanding global trends in the use of wheat diversity and international flows of wheat genetic resources
This document describes wheat's origins and the flows of germplasm between various regions of the world. It summarizes some of the tools biological and social scientists use to measure genetic diversity. It examines patterns ...
Developing production of a non-traditional crop in Southeast Asia: wheat in Thailand
Urbanization has led to increased wheat imports by nontraditional, wheat producing countries. Globally, Southeast Asia has had the most rapid increase in wheat consumption. Over the past decade, Thailand, Indonesia, the ...