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Problems and prospects of the Triticale option for Kenya
(CIMMYT; KARI, 1992)
Triticale was introduced into Kenya in 1967. Since then its production has been promoted to supplement wheat in low potential areas where conditions are marginal for wheat production. Triticale has been regarded as a ...
The ninth regional wheat workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
(CIDA Eastern Africa Cereals Program; CIMMYT, 1996)
This paper presents an overview of issues related to the current status of wheat research, production and consumption in eleven countries of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. It also illustrates national trends since ...
Adoption of maize production technologies in the Lake Zone of Tanzania
(The United Republic of Tanzania; SACCAR; CIMMYT, 1999)
This study of the adoption of maize production technologies in the Lake Zone of Tanzania forms part of a larger study to evaluate the impact of maize research and extension throughout Tanzania over the past 20 years. Using ...
Cereal grain policy analysis in the national agricultural research systems of Eastern and Southern Africa
(SADC; ICRISAT; CIMMYT, 1993)
In 1990, economists of the Southern Africa Development Community/International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (SADC/ICRISAT) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) launched a ...
Chimanga cha makolo, hybrids, and composites: an analysis of farmers' adoption of maize technology in Malawi, 1989-91
This paper profiles farmers' adoption behavior and varietal choices with respect to local and improved maize technologies (variety, fertilizer application, and other agronomic practices) in three agroeconomic zones of ...
Maize production technology for the future: challenges and opportunities
(CIMMYT; EARO, 1999)
This publication provides a comprehensive and highly detailed picture of the major maize research advances and challenges in Eastern and Southern Africa since the last Regional Maize Conference held in 1996. The papers ...
Wheat supply in Kenya: production technologies, sources of inefficiency, and potential for productivity growth
Kenya is projected to remain a net importer of wheat to the end of this century. To reduce the growing dependence on imports, the government has proposed measures to stimulate domestic production and curb wheat consumption. ...
Low use of fertilizers and low productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Factors related to the low use of fertilizers and the resulting low agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa are reviewed. The importance of inorganic fertilizers and agricultural research to improving soil fertility ...
Institutions and the African farmer
Getting African agriculture moving is the most complex and demanding task facing policy makers, agricultural scientists, and donors over the coming 25 years. This publication, based on the text of a presentation given at ...
Adoption of maize production technologies in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania
(The United Republic of Tanzania; SACCAR; CIMMYT, 1998)
This report of the adoption of maize production technologies in the Southern highlands of Tanzania forms part of a larger study to evaluate the impact of maize research and extension throughout Tanzania over the past 20 ...