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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 ...
Monitoring wheat varieties grown in irrigated Baluchistan
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1988)
This study was undertaken to assess farmers' use of different wheat varieties in two major growing environments of Baluchistan. Overall, farmers planted wheat on 39% of their cultivated area. Overall, 41 percent of the ...
Wheat in the rice-wheat cropping system of the Punjab: A synthesis of On-farm research results 1984-1988
(CIMMYT; PARC, 1989)
This report presents the results of five years of on-farm studies on wheat production in the rice-wheat zone of the Punjab. The work was started in 1983-84 with an informal diagnostic survey and a formal survey at harvest ...
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 ...
Operational manual for turbo happy seeder: technology for managing crop residues with environmental stewardship
(CIMMYT; ICAR, 2013)
Multiple challenges associated with plough based conventional production practices that include deteriorating natural resources, declining factor productivity, yield plateau, shortages of water & labour and escalating costs ...
Operational manual for multi-crop zero till planter
(CIMMYT; CSISA; IRRI; NASC, 2012)
Multiple challenges associated with plough based conventional production practices that include deteriorating natural resources, declining factor productivity, shortages of water & labor and escalating costs of production ...
Made in Bangladesh: scale-appropriate machinery for agricultural resource conservation
An open-source publication targeted to machinery manufacturers, engineers, researchers and development practitioners, this book describes and provides technical designs for small-scale agricultural machinery developed or ...
Agricultural information networks, information needs and risk management strategies: a survey of farmers in Indo-Gangetic Plains of India
Access to reliable, timely and relevant information can help significantly and in many ways to reduce farmers’ risk and uncertainty, empowering them to make good decisions. However, whether or not this access leads to ...
Wheat value for money proposition
Gender research in wheat