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Gender research in wheat
Biophysical and socio-economic characterization of cereal production systems of Central Nepal
The domestic food security of Nepal is critically depended on the sustainability of the cereal production systems of Central Nepal Terai region, as the major share of nation's cereal production comes from the agro-ecological ...
Farmer access and differential impacts of zero tillage technology in the subsistence wheat farming systems of West Bengal, India
The present study was carried out with the broad objective of assessing the patterns of adoption and farm profitability potentials of conservation agriculture (CA) in the three northern “disadvantaged districts” of West ...
Characterizing the cereal systems and identifying the potential of conservation agriculture in South Asia
Conservation agriculture (CA) and related resource conserving technologies (RCTs) potentially offer a way to sustainably increase the agricultural productivity in developing countries. These practices, which involve minimal ...
Gender norms, agency and innovation in wheat based systems and livelihoods: synthesis report of four community case-studies in Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2019)
This country report is a summary of the Ethiopian findings from a global qualitative comparative research initiative known as GENNOVATE. This report examines how gender norms and agency shape, and in turn are shaped by, ...
Determinants of adoption and spatial diversity of wheat varieties on household farms in Turkey
The Heckman two-stage estimation procedure was used to investigate factors influencing the adoption of modern and/or landrace wheat varieties and spatial diversity of wheat varieties in Turkey. In the first stage, the ...
Adoption and Impact of the Selected CA Technologies
Gender and agricultural innovation in Oromia region, Ethiopia: from innovator to tempered radical
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Tempered radicals are change agents who experience the dominant culture as a violation of the integrity and authenticity of their personal values and beliefs. They seek to move forward whilst challenging the status quo. ...
Pathogenomic analysis of wheat yellow rust lineages detects seasonal variation and host specificity
(Oxford University Press, 2017)
Recent disease outbreaks caused by (re-)emerging plant pathogens have been associated with expansions in pathogen geographic distribution and increased virulence. For example, in the past two decades’ wheat yellow (stripe) ...