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An assessment of the adoption of seed and fertilizer packages and the role of credit in smallholder maize production in Sidama and North Omo Zones, Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; EARO, 2000)
This study identified factors that influenced the adoption of improved maize technologies and assessed the role of credit in Sidama and North Omo Zones of Ethiopia. A tobit analysis was used to test the factors affecting ...
Association of staygreen trait with canopy temperature depression and yield traits under terminal heat stress in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)
The presence or absence of the staygreen trait was screened for 3 consecutive years in 963 wheat lines from various sources, including Indian and CIMMYT germplasm. Staygreen was assessed at the late dough stage by visual ...
Sustainable maize production systems for Nepal : proceedings of a maize symposium
(NARC; CIMMYT, 2002)
Gestão da Indústria de Sementes em África
Agricultural technology adoption, seed access constraints and commercialization in Ethiopia
This article examines the driving forces behind farmers? decisions to adopt agricultural technologies and the causal impact of adoption on farmers? integration into output market using data obtained from a random cross-section ...
A multi-criteria GIS site selection for sustainable cocoa development in West Africa: A case study of Nigeria
Cocoa occupies 6 million hectares in humid coastal West Africa where 70% of the world supply is grown, 90% of which is produced on 2 million family farms of 2 hectares or less. Here, at least 16 million people depend on ...
Programa de manejo, mejoramiento y utilización de germoplasma de maíz en el CIMMYT
El tema de esta publicacion es el mejoramiento de la planta de maiz. Para empezar describe varios esquemas para el mejoramiento de poblaciones y luego explica el enfoque que el Centro ha adoptado en su programa de maiz. ...
Efficient mass rearing and infestation techniques to screen for host plant resistance to maize stem borers, diatraea sp.
One of a three-part series, this bulletin presents the techniques developed and experience accumulated at CIMMYT over the past six years in mass rearing and infestation with three maize stem borers--diatraea saccharalis ...
Impact of modern agricultural technologies on smallholder welfare: Evidence from Tanzania and Ethiopia
This paper evaluates the potential impact of adoption of improved legume technologies on rural household welfare measured by consumption expenditure in rural Ethiopia and Tanzania. The study utilizes cross-sectional farm ...