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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 ...
Economic policy and technology determinants of the comparative advantage of wheat production in Sudan
Relative profitability and the domestic resource cost (DRC)methodology are used to evaluate the comparative advantage of irrigated wheat versus cotton in Sudan's Gezira Scheme. Relative profitability analysis reveals the ...
Farmers' taxonomies as a participatory diagnostic tool: soil fertility management in Chihota, Zimbabwe
Soil infertility is a major constraint to food production in the communal areas of Zimbabwe. Smallholders in the region recognise the problems of low soil fertility and have devised ways of coping with them. This study ...
Developing production of a non-traditional crop in Southeast Asia: wheat in Thailand
Urbanization has led to increased wheat imports by nontraditional, wheat producing countries. Globally, Southeast Asia has had the most rapid increase in wheat consumption. Over the past decade, Thailand, Indonesia, the ...
Rainfed maize production in Mexico: trends, constraints, and technological and institutional challenges for researchers
This paper reviews trends in rainfed maize production in Mexico over the past several decades, and the experience of lNIFAP/ CIMMYT/ CIRAD on-farm research (OFR) in Mexico's lowland tropics, to evaluate the prospects for ...
CIMMYT 1998-99 World wheat facts and trends: global wheat research in a changing World: challenges and achievements
This report has four parts. The first part focuses on the changing environment in which the international wheat research system functions in developing countries. The authors describe recent trends in developing country ...
La producción de maíz de temporal en México: tendencias, restricciones y retos tecnológicos e institucionales para los investigadores
Este documento examina las tendencias de la producción de maíz de temporal en México en los últimos decenios y la experiencia del INIFAP / OMMYT/ ORAD en la investigación en fincas (IEF) en las tierras bajas tropicales de ...