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Wheat blast disease: a deadly and baffling fungal foe
Wheat is a pillar for global food security, providing 20 percent of protein and calories consumed worldwide and up to 50 percent in developing countries. However, widespread cultivation of wheat has also fostered numerous ...
First report of Fusarium redolens causing crown rot of wheat (Triticum spp.) in Turkey
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2015)
Fusarium crown rot, caused by a complex of Fusarium spp., is a yield-limiting disease of wheat world-wide, especially in dry Mediterranean climates. In order to identify Fusarium species associated with crown rot of wheat, ...
Regional wheat workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
(CIMMYT; CIDA; TARO, 1983)
Proceedings of the Regional Wheat Workshop for East, Central and Southern Africa held in Arusha, Tanzania June 13-17, 1983.
Research on barley yellow dwarf: state of the art of the CIMMYT program and its future research focus
This Wheat Special Report is motivated by changes in leadership and funding of CIMMYT's research on barley yellow dwarf viruses (BYD viruses). In 1991, P.A. Burnett, who headed the section in the 1980s, left CIMMYT. R. ...
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 ...
Economic losses from Karnal bunt of wheat in Mexico
There has been concern in Mexico in recent years about the impact of the disease Kamal bunt (KB) on the wheat industry; however, to date no comprehensive information has been available on the economic impact of the disease. ...
Cereal cyst nematodes: status, research and outlook
The first meeting of the International Cereal Cyst Nematode Initiative, held in October 2009 in Turkey, involved over 60 scientists from wheat-growing regions in Asia, Australia, Europe, north Africa and North America. ...
8th International symposium on mycosphaerella and stagonospora diseases of cereals: book of abstracts
Abstract Book of the VIII International Symposium on Cereal Diseases by Mycosphaerella and Stagonospora held in Mexico City, Mexico, from September 10 to 14, 2011.
Practical plant nematology: a field and laboratory guide
(SP-IPM; IITA; CTA; CIMMYT, 2007)
This guide is a simple, easy-to-follow reference for assessing plant parasitic nematode problems. It provides clear instructions, with many illustrations, on procedures for collecting and processing samples for nematode ...
Practical guide to the identification of selected diseases of wheat and Barley
Selecting disease resistant germplasm is an essential component of breeding programs–in this case, wheat and barley programs. To achieve its objectives, the CIMMYT wheat program sistematically and consistently causes ...