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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 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 ...
A note on multi-stage sampling with list frames: the PARC/CIMMYT survey of wheat harvest technology
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1987)
In collecting farm-level data for the purpose of initiating social science research on selected cropping systems, many researchers in Pakistan use random sampling of villages with nonprobability sampling of farmers within ...
Semidwarf bread wheats: names; parentage; pedigrees; origin
This bulletin contains a compilation of all semidwarf bread wheat cultivars and advanced lines produced by CIMMYT and by the Mexican National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA); it also contains the names and pedigrees ...
Results of eleventh International Triticale Yield Nursery: (ITYN) 1979-80
The 11th International Triticale Yield Nursery (ITYN) was sent in 1979-80, to be grown by cooperators in their spring season of 1980. One-hundred and two nurseries went to cooperators in 60 countries. The 24 advanced lines ...
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 ...
Wheat varietal diffusion in the irrigated Punjab: Results from 1988-89
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1989)
Wheat (Triticum aestivum), the major rabi food crop is planted on all major agro-climatic conditions of the irrigated Punjab. Presently, a large number of wheat varieties are grown in different wheat areas of Punjab. Farmers ...
CIMMYT: wheat seed week
Global research: final report research on tropical wheat improvement (GLO / 82 / 007)
(UNDP; CIMMYT, 1988)
In recent years, wheat consumption in developing countries has been on the rise. Population growth, urbanization, rising incomes, bread subsidies, and food aid have contributed to escalating demand. During the 1970s, ...