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The eleventh regional wheat workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
The Eleventh Regional Wheat Workshop: For Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 18-22 September, 2000.
Application of physiology in wheat breeding
How can disciplinary research in physiology complement wheat breeding? This introductory chapter is intended to provide broad guidelines to help breeding programs: 1) assess whether physiological criteria should be included ...
Application of biotechnologies to wheat breeding
The application of biotechn'ology to crop improvement has been the focus of much research around the world. Tissue culture and selection of somaclonal variation were developed many years ago, followed more recently by ...
Breeding barley in the new millenium: proceedings of an International Symposium
These are the proceedings of an international barley symposium held on 13-14 March 2000 in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico. The primary reason for holding this special seminar was to honor Dr. Hugo E. Vivar, who retired in ...
Dimensions of diversity in CIMMYT bread wheat from 1965 to 2000
To the extent possible, this paper summarizes scientific evidence on the scope of the genetic base in modern bread wheat varieties in the developing world from 1965 to the present, drawing on previously published research ...
Increasing wheat production in Central Asia through science and international cooperation
The objective of the First Central Asian Wheat Conference, held on 10-13 June 2003 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, was to assess the current status of wheat research and cooperation in Central Asia, particularly in the areas of ...
International Symposium on Wheat Yield Potential: Challenges to International Wheat Breeding
Like many other patterns, investment in research is often cyclical. International centers like CIMMYT have focused substantial resources on biotic and abiotic stresses for about two decades now, but raising total productivity ...
Proceedings of the: 12th Regional Wheat Workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
Like its predecessors, the 12th Regional Wheat Workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, held at Merica Hotel in Nakuru, Kenya , 22–26 November 2004 provided a forum where wheat scientists from the region could ...
The global Fusarium initiative for international collaboration
Fusarium head blight (FHB, scab) and Fusarium crown rot (FCR) are important threats to sustainable wheat and barley production worldwide. The efforts to combat these diseases have been increasing around the world throughout ...
CIMMYT 2000-2001 world wheat overview and outlook: developing no-till packages for small-scale farmers
Part 1 of this report (which is a continuation of CIMMYT's World Wheat Facts and Trends series under a new name) explores issues related to the development and adoption of no-till technology, especially in small-scale ...