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The global wheat improvement system : prospects for enhancing efficiency in the presence of spillovers
Through the global analysis and country-level case studies, this report analyzes the efficiency of investments in wheat improvement research at a disaggregated level and explores a range of options for restructuring research ...
The birth of CIMMYT : pioneering the idea and ideals of international agricultural research
The birth of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico was an experiment in applying the idea of international agricultural research for development and the ideals for designing international ...
Research for marginal environments: Are we underinvested?
Evidence is presented to show that adoption of modern wheat varieties in rainfed marginal environments of the developing world has lagged substantially compared to adoption in favoured well-watered areas. Possible reasons ...
La tasa y la secuencia de adopcion de tecnologias cerealeras mejoradas: El caso de la cebada de secano en el Altiplano Mexicano
Se analizan los datos de una muestra de agricultores en 1975 y luego en 1980, asi como tambien los resultados de ensayos en fincas para demostrar a) la adopcion gradual de componentes tecnologicos bioquimicos segun los ...
Has the green revolution been sustained? The quantitative impact of the seed-fertilizer revolution in Pakistan revisited
Quantitative impacts of the Green Revolution on food production in the Pakistan Punjab are reviewed and the effects of different technologies on wheat yields over the past two decades decomposed. New quantitative evidence ...