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La chenille légionnaire d’automne en Afrique: un guide pour une lutte integree contre le ravageur
Cette publication, intitulée La chenille légionnaire d’automne en Afrique: un guide pour une lutte intégrée contre le ravageur, est conçue comme un guide technique pour une lutte intégrée complète et approuvée par les ...
Internal seed health rules and regulations for wheat
All seed coming into CIMMYT either through regular shipments or hand-carried must go through the SHU. If seed is delivered directly to a program, packages must NOT be opened but taken to the SHU laboratory. SHU staff will ...
Soil fertility management research for the maize cropping systems of smallholders in Southern Africa: a review
This paper examines the implications of declining soil fertility for the maize-based cropping systems in southern and eastern Africa. A review of the importance of maize in the region is followed by a description of the ...
Land and livelihoods: Patterns of rural development in Atlantic Honduras
This paper examines the impact of land distribution on the livelihoods of farm households in Atlantic Honduras. Using survey data and multivariate analysis, we link the distribution of land among households to the development ...
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 ...
Conservation tillage or residue conservation? An evaluation of residue management in Mexico
The key to conservation tillage is the use of crop residues as mulch. However, there is some confusion over the term conservation tillage, among other things, because too much emphasis has been placed on tillage. Since ...
Maize production practices in Paraguay: survey findings and implications for research
Data collected through a survey of 252 rural households support the conventional wisdom that maize in Paraguay is grown by many different categories of producers, ranging from small-scale semisubsistence farmers to large-scale ...
Seed conservation and distribution: the dual role of the CIMMYT Maize Germplasm Bank
The CIMMYT Maize Germplasm Bank contains a wealth of genetic diversity, mostly in the form of landraces. This publication describes the general composition of the Bank's holdings and the conditions under which they are ...
Efficient mass-rearing and infestation techniques to screen for host plant resistance to fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda
One of a three-part series, this bulletin presents techniques developed at CIMMYT and other locations for mass rearing and infestation with the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) for screening and development of maize ...
Achievements of the Bangladesh CIMMYT partnership for agricultural research and development
Bangladeshis do not want to live by rice alone. As the aspirations, incomes, and nutritional awareness of its people have increased since independence, other cereals and the various value-added food products from them have ...