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Developing sustainable wheat production systems: the eighth regional wheat workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
According to the workshop theme, "Developing Sustainable Wheat Production Systems", the results of this workshop are of direct interest to us as one of the poorest countries in the Third World. Whereas Africa is vastly ...
Regional wheat workshop: eastern, Central and Southern Africa, and Indian Ocean
(NPBS; CIMMYT, 1985)
It is well recognised that the rate of development 1n agriculture, is greatly influenced, among other factors, by the quality of national institutions responsible for research and development programmes. The availability ...
South, Central and East Afica in conjunction with the Inaugural Biennial Meeting of the AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION OF ZAMBIA at Mount Makulu Research Station, Chilanga
This first ever Wheat Workshop being held here at Mount Makulu Central Research Station, and which has been jointly organized by the wheat researchers in my ministry and the Agricultural Science Association of Zambia. Mr. ...
Cultural practices and varietal preferences for durum wheat by farmers of Ada, Lume and Gimbichu Weredas of Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; Alemaya University of Agriculture, 1994)
A survey of 144 fanners was undertaken in Ada, Lume and Gimbichu Weredas to assess fanners' practices in durum wheat production; and to identify the durum wheat varieties they grow and the quality characteristics they seek ...
Races of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici with combined virulence to Sr13 and Sr9e in a field stem rust screening nursery in Ethiopia
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2012)
North American durum lines, selected for resistance to TTKSK (Ug99) and related races of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici in Kenya, became susceptible in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, suggesting the presence of stem rust races ...
First report of Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici races with virulence to wheat stem rust resistance genes Sr31 and Sr24 in Eritrea
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2011)
Wheat stem rust, caused by Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici, has historically been a major limiting factor in wheat production. Identification of isolate Ug99 in Uganda in 1999 highlighted the vulnerability of a large ...
Regional symposium on wheat and triticale
(Institute of Agronomical Studies; CIMMYT, 1980)
The regional Symposium of wheat and Triticale held in Rwanda in 1980 brought together French speaking and English speaking wheat and triticale workers in Africa. Their presentations have been edited to a minimum in order ...
Wheat farmers' seed management and varietal adoption in Kenya
(Egerton University; KARI; CIMMYT, 2002)
Wheat is the second most important crop in Kenya after maize and is becoming an important source of food both for humans and livestock. Despite increasing wheat production, only 50% of domestic consumption requirements are ...
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 ninth regional wheat workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
(CIDA Eastern Africa Cereals Program; CIMMYT, 1996)
This paper presents an overview of issues related to the current status of wheat research, production and consumption in eleven countries of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. It also illustrates national trends since ...