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Karnal Bunt (Neovossia indica) Disease of Wheat: proccedings of a conference
The conference provided an informal forum for the presentation and discussion of current research efforts related to Karnal bunt and an opportunity for Mexican, Canadian and American scientist/administrators to personally ...
Results of the first Elite Selection Wheat Yield Trials: (ESWYT) 1979-80
The first Elite Selection Wheat Yield Trial (ESWYT) was sent in 1979-80, to be grown by cooperators in their spring season of 1980. Thirty nurseries went to cooperators in 21 countries. The 30 advanced lines and varieties ...
Wheat varietal diffusion in the irrigated Punjab: Results from 1988-89
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1989)
Wheat (Triticum aestivum), the major rabi food crop is planted on all major agro-climatic conditions of the irrigated Punjab. Presently, a large number of wheat varieties are grown in different wheat areas of Punjab. Farmers ...
Instructions for the management and reporting of results for the CIMMYT Wheat Program International Nurseries
Over the last two decades, CIMMYT's international multilocation testing of experimental germplasm has become widely accepted as a viable approach to accelerating the germplasm improvement process. Given the diversity of ...
Identification of rust diseases on wheat
Three rust diseases occur on wheat: stem rust, leaf rust and stripe rust. They are named for the yellow to red or black spots or stripes (sori or pustules of the rust fungi) that erupt through the plant epidermis. The size ...
Global research: final report research on tropical wheat improvement (GLO / 82 / 007)
(UNDP; CIMMYT, 1988)
In recent years, wheat consumption in developing countries has been on the rise. Population growth, urbanization, rising incomes, bread subsidies, and food aid have contributed to escalating demand. During the 1970s, ...
Wheat in the rice-based farming system of the Punjab: implications for research and extension
(CIMMYT; NARC, 1984)
The planting of wheat after rice is a major cropping pattern in the Punjab, occupying 0.5 million ha. in the Districts of Sheikhupura and Gujranwala alone. In this irrigated area, however, wheat yields remain low and ...
Wheat in the cotton-wheat farming systems of the punjab: implications for research and extension
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1986)
The cotton-wheat area constitutes the most important cropping system in Pakistan. Taking those districts in which cotton is grown on at least half of the Kharif irrigated area, 2.2 million ha of wheat are grown in the ...
Increasing wheat productivity in the context of Pakistan's irrigated cropping systems: A view from the farmers' field
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1986)
Over 85 percent of wheat area in Pakistan is now sown to high yielding varieties and the national average fertilizer application for wheat is nearly 90kg/ha of nutrients. Further increases in wheat yields will come about ...
Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Smut Workers Workshop
The Fifth Biennial Smut Workers' Workshop, held at Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico, was of particular interest because it provided the opportunity to discuss research being conducted on Karnal bunt, disease that has become ...