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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 ...
Wheat supply in Kenya: production technologies, sources of inefficiency, and potential for productivity growth
Kenya is projected to remain a net importer of wheat to the end of this century. To reduce the growing dependence on imports, the government has proposed measures to stimulate domestic production and curb wheat consumption. ...
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 ...
The contribution of genetic resources and diversity to wheat productivity: a case from the Punjab of Pakistan
This study makes use of data on wheat production in the Punjab of Pakistan from 1979 to 1985 to 1) examine patterns of varietal diversity in farmers' fields both at the regional and district levels and 2) identify how and ...
Can everybody be well fed by 2020 without damaging natural resources?
Failure to assure sustainable food security will foster the very conditions that will further destabilize and polarize the world in the years to come, with tremendous consequences for all people. This lecture discusses six ...
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 ...
How did China feed itself in the past? How will China feed itself in the future?
Feeding China, the world's most populous nation with more than 1.2 billion people, presents challenges and issues that can be instructive for other developing countries, and of consequence to the global community through ...
1989/90 CIMMYT world maize facts and trends: realizing the potential of maize in Sub-Saharan Africa
Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, per capita production of maize and other traditional staples has declined in recent years. The worsening prospects for African agriculture are a prime concern of the Consultative Group on ...
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 ...
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 ...