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Analysis of participatory research projects in the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center
Through a survey of scientists from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in 2004, this study assessed the extent to which participatory methods had been used by the center, how they were perceived ...
Labor savings in agriculture and inequality at different spatial scales : the expansion of oil palm in Indonesia
(University of Goettingen, 2019)
Labor saving innovations are essential to increase agricultural productivity, but they might also increase inequality through displacing labor. Empirical evidence on such labor displacements is limited. This study uses ...
Familias milperas de la peninsula de Yucatan
Increasing wheat yields sustainability through agronomic means
This paper examines common factors that constrain wheat yields: insufficient nutrients (using nitrogen as an example); problems of late planting and poor crop establishment; suboptimal water management; lodging; and weeds. ...
Adoption of maize seed and fertilizer technologies in embu district, Kenya
This study reviews socioeconomic and technical factors that affect the adoption of improved maize and fertilizer in the Embu District, Kenya and the role of credit in both. A total of 127 farmers (82 adopters and 45 ...
Labranza de conservación o conservación de residuos? una evaluación del manejo de los residuos en México
La clave de la labranza de conservacion es el uso de los residuos como mantillo. Sin embargo, existe mucha confusion en relacion al termino labranza de conservacion, entre otras cosas por poner demasiado enfasis en la ...
Cereal grain policy analysis in the national agricultural research systems of Eastern and Southern Africa
(CIMMYT; SADC; ICRISAT, 1993)
Effects of conservation tillage on water supply and rainfed maize production in semiarid zones of west-central Mexico
This study analyzes the potential of conservation tillage (CT) for improving maize productivity under a range of soil and rainfall conditions in a semiarid zone of West-Central Mexico, evaluating the consequences of tillage ...
Races of maize in Brazil and adjacent areas