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The economic impact in developing countries of leaf rust resistance breeding in CIMMYT-related spring bread wheat
This study was undertaken to estimate the economic impact of efforts since 1973 by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) to develop spring bread wheat varieties resistant to leaf rust caused by ...
The Asian maize biotechnology network (AMBIONET): a model for strengthening national agricultural research systems
This report reviews the impacts of the Asian Maize Biotechnology Network (AMBIONET), organized by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) with funding from the Asian Development Bank to strengthen the ...
The septoria diseases of wheat: concepts and methods of disease management
This manual summarizes the more pertinent scientific reports on managing the two major septoria pathogens. Topics include the biology of the fungi, infection process, collection an handling of infected material, isolation ...
Economic losses from Karnal bunt of wheat in Mexico
There has been concern in Mexico in recent years about the impact of the disease Kamal bunt (KB) on the wheat industry; however, to date no comprehensive information has been available on the economic impact of the disease. ...
Irrigated wheat in North West Frontier Province: A synthesis of On-farm research results 1983-86
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1990)
This paper presents the data obtained from on-farm experiments on tillage, variety, weed control, and fertilizer in the irrigated areas of Mardan, Peshawar, and Swat Districts of NWFP. More emphasis is given to Mardan ...
CIMMYT review 1978
If we profile CIMMYT history in a diagram, we cannot chart a smooth upward-moving line; rather we see a series of steps - each step reflecting a new situation, new problems, -new oPPortunities, and sometimes new leadership ...
CIMMYT barley yellow dwarf (BYD) newsletter
The last BYD Newsletter (BYD-NL6) was sent in July 1997 to all the contributors and to most scientists from developing countries listed in the 1994 mailing list. A questionnaire on the future of the Newsletter and a ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
Optimization of an in vitro bioassay for wheat diseases
Alternaria triticina, Fusarium graminearum, Pyrenophora tritici-repentis, Blpolaris sorokinisna (Helminthosporium sativum); Pythium sp., and Rhizoctonia sp. were tested on the basis of being a representative group of ...
Newsletter / Bulletin
Impacts of CIMMYT research in the nations of Central Asia and the Caucasus
Beginning in the mid 1990s, CIMMYT's involvement in CAC has deepened, especially since the opening of a regional office in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in 1998. We are actively working on technologies specifically targetting the ...
Evaluating fusarium graminearum resistance in bread wheats, synthetic wheats and their derivatives
The number of sources of resistance to head blight caused by Fusarium graminearum Schw, is limited in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Most resistance sources come from China, Brazil, and Japan. However, they are for the most ...