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Wheat production and yields in Rawalpindi District of the Punjab from 1983 to 1986
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1989)
This study is based on surveys undertaken during wheat harvest in the rainfed (barani) areas of Rawalpindi district of Pakistan's Punjab from 1983 to 1986. Wheat yields were estimated by crop cut and related to farmers' ...
Chemical methods used at CIMMYT for determining protein quality in cereal grains
Chemical methods used at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) for determining protein quality in cereal grains are briefly described in this bulletin. The techniques included have been used to ...
Les contraintes a l'augmentation de la production cerealière en secteur prive en Algerie
(Societé Française d'Économie Rurale, 1982)
Le secteur privé en Algérie est constitué de petites exploitations pratiquant la céréaliculture selon des méthodes traditionnelles avec de faibles rendements. Des essais agronomiques conduits chez les exploitants ont montré ...
The future development of maize and wheat in the third world
The papers presented at the September 1986 symposium in honor of CIMMYT's 20th anniversary are collected in this publication. Introductory essayes provide an overview of the Green Revolution and its implications for ...
CIMMYT Collaborative research activities: present work and future needs
CIMMYT continues to direct its research towards the solution of applied "production-oriented problems" applicable to wide, scale use in strengthening national research and production programs in developing countries. These ...
The nepal ridger
The Nepal Ridger is a tool designed to improve production conditions for crops grown in rotation with flooded rice. It can be built of simple materials and can be adapted to human, animal or tractor power. In most traditional ...
Cotton varietal adoption and yields in the irrigated Punjab: Results from 1986-1988
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1989)
Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum), the silver fiber, is an important crop of Pakistan and occupies a key position in the economy, providing significant foreign exchange. This crop is mainly grown in the southern part of the ...
Wheat harvest technology in Punjab's rice wheat zone: combines, laborers and the cost of harvest delay
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1987)
Combine-users in Punjab's rice-wheat zone tend to be large owner operators who harvest a total of over 20 hectares in either wheat or rice. Although a slightly higher proportion combine rice, those who combine wheat ...
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 ...
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 ...