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Determinants of adoption and spatial diversity of wheat varieties on household farms in Turkey
The Heckman two-stage estimation procedure was used to investigate factors influencing the adoption of modern and/or landrace wheat varieties and spatial diversity of wheat varieties in Turkey. In the first stage, the ...
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 ...
Adoption and impacts of improved winter and spring wheat varieties in Turkey
Wheat is one of the most important agricultural commodities in Turkey, and the country ranks among the top ten producers in the world. It is a staple and strategic crop, and an essential food in the Turkish diet, consumed ...
Wheat and wheat development in Bhutan
This report summarizes the work of two CIMMYT regional scientists who visited Bhutan Oct 18-Nov. 1 1988 to prepare a paper on wheat and wheat development in Bhutan at the request of the government. Wheat is the third most ...
Wheat and wheat breeding in the former USSR
The USSR is one of the main wheat-producing countries in the world. It has a longestablished wheat breeding network involving institutes and stations nationwide. Soviet scientists have contributed to modern varieties and ...
Metodos químicos usados en el CIMMYT para determinar la calidad de proteína de los cereales
Chemical methods for determining protein quality in cereal grains have been used at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) to rapidly identify and select improved cereal lines by screening early ...
Trigo duro: nombres; progenitores; genealogía y origen
Una de las funciones primordiales del CIMMYT es la producción y distribución de germoplasma de trigo duro a los programas nacionales de mejoramiento de cultivos que cooperan con el Centro. Al crear este germoplasma, el ...
Quantitative trait loci mapping for adult-plant resistance to powdery mildew in Chinese wheat cultivar Bainong 64
(American Phytopathological Society (APS), 2009)
Adult-plant resistance (APR) is an effective means of controlling powdery mildew in wheat. In the present study, 406 simple-sequence repeat markers were used to map quantitative trait loci (QTLs) for APR to powdery mildew ...
Guide to bread wheat breeding at CIMMYT
This special report provides a detailed introduction to the three subprograms of the CIMMYT Wheat Program. First published in the late 1980s, the report has been updated regularly as the bread wheat breeding methodology ...