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Maize of the ancestors and modern varieties: The microeconomics of high yielding variety adoption in Malawi
Farmer adoption of seed/fertilizer technology can be characterized in terms of three simultaneous choices: whether to adopt the components of the recommended package; land allocation to new and old varieties; and the level ...
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The private and public characteristics of maize land races and the area allocation decisions of farmers in a center of crop diversity
This study uses an approach derived from models of the private and public characteristics of goods to illustrate (1) the overriding importance of variety attributes in farmers' decisions to allocate area among varieties ...
Impactos del mejoramiento de maíz en América Latina : 1966-1997
Este informe documenta el número y los tipos de variedades e híbridos de maíz lanzados por los programas públicos de mejoramiento entre 1966 y 1997; describe las variedades e híbridos comercializados por organismos públicos ...
Using economics to explain spatial diversity in a wheat crop : examples from Australia and China
Spatial diversity indicators may serve an important function for policymakers as they seek to manage crop genetic diversity and potential externalities associated with diffusion of some types of genetically improved crops. ...
Adoption of Improved bread wheat varieties and inorganic fertilizer by small-scale farmers in yelmana densa and farta districts of Northwestern Ethiopia
(Agricultural Research Organization (EARO); CIMMYT, 2001)
Adoption of improved wheat technologies in Adaba and Dodola Woredas of the Bale highlands, Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; EARO, 2000)
This study assessed farmers' current wheat management practices, determined the technical and socioeconomic factors affecting the adoption of wheat technologies, and drew implications for research, extension, and policy. ...
Adoption of improved wheat technologies by small-scale farmers in Mbeya District, Southern Highlands, Tanzania
(CIMMYT; United Republic of Tanzania, 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 ...
Farmers' wheat seed sources and seed management in Chilalo Awraja, Ethiopia
(IARC; CIMMYT, 1998)
This study describes the Ethiopian wheat seed system, identifies how farmers acquire and exchange wheat seed, explores problems related to farmers' acquisition and transfer of wheat seed, documents the status of previously ...