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Land prices, land rents, and technological change: evidence from Pakistan
The relationship between technological change and land values is investigated for both rainfed and irrigated areas of Pakistan's most important wheat producing province, the Punjab. An attempt is made to link regional ...
Dryland wheat in India: the impact of technical change and future research challenges
This study focuses on the dryland wheat areas of central and southern India (over half of India's total rainfed wheat area), where wheat is produced on deep vertisols in a fallow wheat system depending heavily on the ...
Technical change, productivity, and sustainability in irrigated cropping systems of South Asia: emerging issues in the post-green revolution era
Recent trends in South Asia's Irrigated cropping systems are analyzed, giving particular attention to systems in which wheat is an important crop. Much of the recent success in increasing food production in South Asia is ...
Diagnosing research priorities for higher-altitude maize-based farming systems in Swat
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
During 1987, a diagnostic survery was conducted in the higher-altitude farming systems of Swat. This followed a field-specific crop-cut survey of maize fields in the same farming systems in 1985. These surveys were designed ...
Wheat technologies and the impact of AKRSP wheat development in the double cropping zone of Gilgit, 1988-89
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
This report combines two studies that were undertaken in 1989 to assess the impact of the wheat development efforts of the AKRSP, Gilgit. The first study was undertaken to provide quantitative data on farmers' use of key ...
Returns to wheat research in Nepal
An economic surplus approach is used to analyze economic returns to wheat research (primarily breeding) in Nepal. During the past 30 years, investment in wheat research has generated an internal rate of return ranging from ...
Technical change and wheat productivity in the Indian Punjab in the post green revolution period
Major changes in the wheat economy of Punjab State, India, since the Widespread adoption of modern varieties (MVs) in the early 1970s, are summarized from an analysis of trends in micro-level farm data and by using an index ...