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Accelerated wheat production in semi-arid developing regions
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 ...
Ventajas comparativas y politica agrícola para la producción de trigo en Ecuador
This study examines three interrelated subjects: the decrease of wheat production and increasing wheat imports in Ecuador, the feasibility of wheat production in this country from the point of view of resource use efficiency, ...
Narrowing the wheat gap in Sub-Saharan Africa: A review of consumption and production issues
Many African countries stand at the crossroads with respect to wheat. They may choose to let recent trends continue in which case imported wheat will likely become a staple food for most urban consumers. Alternatively, if ...
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 ...