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Comparative advantage and policy incentives for wheat production in rainfed and irrigated areas of Mexico
Increasing demand for wheat products and Mexico's trade and financial situation are placing pressure on expanding domestic wheat production. As expansion in irrigated areas will be limited to yield increases unless wheat ...
Deriving optimum fertilizer levels: the naive economist versus the practical farmer
In establishing fertilizer recommendations for farmers, standard production function analysis has been widely applied to the analysis of fertilizer experimental data in order to derive optimal levels of fertilizer. That ...
Technical change and returns to wheat breeding research in Pakistan's Punjab in the post-green revolution period
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
Rates of yield gain and returns to wheat breeding are estimated for Pakistan's Punjab in the period since the introduction of semidwarf varieties. Analysis of two comprehensive data sets indicates that wheat breeders have ...
Ventaja comparativa y politicas agrarias de la produccion de trigo en zonas irrigadas y de secano en Mexico
El trigo se ha convertido en un cultivo alimentario cada vez más importante en México a medida que consumidores con mayores ingresos, en particular consumidores urbanos, han sustituido los productos del maíz por los del ...
The increasing role of wheat consumption and imports in the developing world
This study presents in detail the themes explored in the CIMMYT publication, World Wheat Facts and Trends, Report 2 (1983). It looks at changes in wheat consumption in developing countries, examines the increasing importance ...
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. ...
Comparative advantage and policy incentives for wheat production in Ecuador
During the last decade wheat production in Ecuador has decreased sharply at the same time that consumption has been increasing rapidly. As a result wheat imports have grown at 12 percent annually from 1970 to 1982 and ...