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Cereal crop productivity in developing countries: past trends and future prospects
This paper synthesizes the evidence on cereal crop poductivity in developing countries over the past 30 years and looks at future prospects for productivity in growth. For more than three decades we have witnessed the ...
1993/94 CIMMYT world maize facts and trends maize seed industries: emerging roles of the public and private sectors
This report analyzes interactions between public and private sector organizations in the world maize seed industry, with emphasis on the developing world. The analysis includes the share of total maize seed sales in 1992 ...
Impacts of international maize breeding research in the developing world, 1966-1990
The impacts of maize breeding research for non-temperate environments in the developing world by national agricultural research systems (NARSs) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) over 1966-90 ...
Emerging roles of the public and private sectors of maize seed industries in the developing world
Interactions between public and private sector organizations in the world maize seed industry are analyzed, with emphasis on the developing world. Information is presented on the share of total maize seed sales in 1992 by ...
Technical change in maize production: a global perspective
The stages of technological change in maize production in commercial and small-scale semisubsistence systems are discussed and variation in the use of improved varieties/hybrids and adoption of associated inputs are noted. ...
Continuous economic analysis of crop response to fertilizer in on-farm research
This paper proposes a method for building general models based on continuous analysis of data from on-farm research (OFR) in order to derive recommendations for farmers. The data requirements are not excessive for practitioners ...
Enduring designs for change: an account of CIMMYT's research, its impact, and its future directions
This publication was prepared in commemoration of CIMMYT's 25th anniversary. It consists of three main sections. The first provides an abbreviated account of the Center's research and related activities. The second summarizes ...
Gorras y sombreros: caminos hacia la colaboración entre técnicos y campesinos. Memoria del taller sobre los métodos participativos de investigación y extensión aplicados a las tecnologías basadas en abonos verdes
Durante más de 40 años, agricultores de México y América Central han desarrollado y refinado, sin aspavientos. el manejo del frijol terciopelo con el maíz. Las organizaciones no gubernamentales y los grupos de investigación ...
International agricultural research: the next 25 years. On the occasion of CIMMYT's 25th anniversary 1966-1991
On December 6, 1991, CIMMYT staff and distinguished guests gathered at EI Batan headquarters in Mexico to commemorate the 25th anniversary of CIMMYT's founding. Speakers, donor representatives, officials ofthe Mexican ...