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Monitoring wheat varietal diffusion in the irrigated Punjab: Results from 1987-88
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1988)
Recommended wheat varieties play a significant role in increasing wheat productivity. Wheat breeders at different research institutes in Pakistan are continuously working to develop rust and disease resistant varleties. ...
Abstracts CIMMYT Workshop on barley yellow dwarf
(Italian Directorate General for Development Cooperation, 1987)
This Book of Abstracts is about the CIMMYT Workshop on barley yellow dwarf, held in Udine, Italy, 6-11 July 1987.
Monitoring wheat varieties grown in irrigated Baluchistan
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1988)
This study was undertaken to assess farmers' use of different wheat varieties in two major growing environments of Baluchistan. Overall, farmers planted wheat on 39% of their cultivated area. Overall, 41 percent of the ...
Comparative advantage and policy incentives for wheat production in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe is unusual among SADCC countries in producing most of its own wheat. Between 1965 and 1975, rapid growth in wheat production transformed the nation from a net wheat importer to a net exporter. Although wheat ...
Wheat in the rice-wheat cropping system of the Punjab: A synthesis of On-farm research results 1984-1988
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1989)
This report presents the results of five years of on-farm studies on wheat production in the rice-wheat zone of the Punjab. The work was started in 1983-84 with an informal diagnostic survey and a formal survey at harvest ...
Instructions for the management and reporting of results for the CIMMYT Wheat Program International Nurseries
Over the last two decades, CIMMYT's international multilocation testing of experimental germplasm has become widely accepted as a viable approach to accelerating the germplasm improvement process. Given the diversity of ...
Karnal Bunt (Neovossia indica) Disease of Wheat: proccedings of a conference
The conference provided an informal forum for the presentation and discussion of current research efforts related to Karnal bunt and an opportunity for Mexican, Canadian and American scientist/administrators to personally ...
Identification of rust diseases on wheat
Three rust diseases occur on wheat: stem rust, leaf rust and stripe rust. They are named for the yellow to red or black spots or stripes (sori or pustules of the rust fungi) that erupt through the plant epidermis. The size ...
Wheat in the rice-based farming system of the Punjab: implications for research and extension
(CIMMYT; NARC, 1984)
The planting of wheat after rice is a major cropping pattern in the Punjab, occupying 0.5 million ha. in the Districts of Sheikhupura and Gujranwala alone. In this irrigated area, however, wheat yields remain low and ...
Results of the first Elite Selection Wheat Yield Trials: (ESWYT) 1979-80
The first Elite Selection Wheat Yield Trial (ESWYT) was sent in 1979-80, to be grown by cooperators in their spring season of 1980. Thirty nurseries went to cooperators in 21 countries. The 30 advanced lines and varieties ...