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China/CIMMYT Collaboration on wheat breeding and germplasm exchange: results of 10 years of shuttle breeding (1984-1994)
Maintaining a fruitful working relationship with a country such as China is indispensible for CIMMYT, whose mandate is to improve the productivity and sustainability of wheat and maize production systems all over the ...
Helminthosporium blights of wheat: spot blotch and tan spot. Proceedings of an international workshop held at CIMMYT
(UCL; BADC; CIMMYT, 1998)
Over the last 30 ye~rs, in developing countries, the outstanding advances in wheat productivity attained by CIMMYT and its partners have contributed greatly to the well-being of millions of people. As growing numbers of ...
Genomic prediction in CIMMYT maize and wheat breeding programs
(Springer Nature, 2014)
Genomic selection (GS) has been implemented in animal and plant species, and is regarded as a useful tool for accelerating genetic gains. Varying levels of genomic prediction accuracy have been obtained in plants, depending ...
Impacts of international wheat breeding research in the developing world, 1966-90
1986-90. Overall, varieties originating directly from CIMMYT crosses or from NARS crosses using a CIMMYT parent occupy 40 million hectares of wheat in the developing world. It is estimated that adoption of MVs from 1977 ...
International cooperation for winter wheat improvement in Central Asia: Results and perspectives
(The Scientific and Technology Research Council of Turkey, 2005)
Crop production in Central Asia has long history going back to 2000-3000 years BC. The farming in the past was mainly concentrated in irrigated areas along the two main river basins: AmuDarya and Syr-Darya. Wheat cultivation ...
Applications of raised-bed planting systems to wheat
Wheat has traditionally been planted in solid stands, especially in irrigated environments and rainfed production systems with moderate to high rainfall. Wheat is usually planted by either drilling closely spaced rows 10-30 ...
Optimal search in ex situ collections of wheat genetic resources
This paper develops a theoretical model for analyzing gene bank management decisions regarding the search for traits of economic value in ex situ collections of wheat. The model is applied to data on the probability of ...
Genetic dissection of grain size and grain number trade-offs in CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm
(Public Library of Science, 2015)
Grain weight (GW) and number per unit area of land (GN) are the primary components of grain yield in wheat. In segregating populations both yield components often show a negative correlation among themselves. Here we use ...
Poster Sessions: Phenotyping for Crop Improvement
Posters's compilation of the 4th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium, on December 14, 2016. Phenotyping is key to understanding the physiological and genetic bases of plant growth and adaptation and their application ...
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Poster Sessions: Advances in Plant Phenotyping Technologies and Adding Value to Phenotypic Data
Posters's compilation of the 4th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium, on December 13, 2016. Phenotyping is key to understanding the physiological and genetic bases of plant growth and adaptation and their application ...