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Comparative advantage and policy incentives for wheat production in Ecuador
During the last decade wheat production in Ecuador has decreased sharply at the same time that consumption has been increasing rapidly. As a result wheat imports have grown at 12 percent annually from 1970 to 1982 and ...
Ventajas comparativas y política agrícola para la producción de trigo en Ecuador
This study examines three interrelated subjects: the decrease of wheat production and increasing wheat imports in Ecuador, the feasibility of wheat production in this country from the point of view of resource use efficiency, ...
Taller sobre la Fusariosis de la Espiga en América del Sur
La fusariosis o roña de la espiga del trigo, cansada por Fusarium graminearum y otras especies afines, ha venido escalando posiciones de importancia dentro de las enfermedades de este cultivo en América Latina y otras ...
Variedades de trigo del Cono Sur de Sudamérica: nombres; progenitores; genealogía y origen
Las variedades de trigo procedentes de América del Sur se han usado en muchos programas de mejoramiento genético, incluyendo el Programa de Trigo del CIMMYT. Estas variedades han desempeñado un importante papel en ampliar ...
Wheats for more tropical environments
This publication contains the proceedings of an international symposium on wheat production and research in tropical environments, held in Mexico on 24-28 September, 1984. In addition to the 43 contributed papers, it ...
Wheat varieties of the Southern Cone Region of South America: Names, parentage, pedigrees and origins
Wheat varieties from South America have been used in many breeding programs, including CIMMYT's Wheat Program. They have played a major role in widening the adaptation of new varieties and increasing their resistance to ...
Wheat breeding for acid soils: review of Brazilian/CIMMYT collaboration 1974-1986
Through the decade of the 1960s and into the early 1970s, while both area and production of wheat were on an increase in Brazil, the country did not enjoy the benefits of the "miracle seed" of Mexican varieties that were ...
Wheat production advances in South America's colossus: The gains from 20 years of Brazilian/CIMMYT research collaboration
This CIMMYT Today presents the viewpoints of a cross-section of Brazil's major players in wheat research and production. The narrative begins with some history and a description of the current wheat status. Also included ...