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Compendium of deliverables of the conservation agriculture course 2010
This book is the result of the hard work of nine CIMMYT trainees from India, Pakistan, Iran, Ethiopia and Bangladesh, who participated in the 2010 visiting scientist program “Conservation agriculture: Laying the groundwork ...
Wheat for food security in Africa: book of abstracts
Wheat for food security in Africa conference: Science and policy dialogue about the future of wheat in Africa
Compendium of deliverables of the conservation agriculture course 2011
This book is the result of the hard work of 11 CIMMYT trainees who work on sustainable practices in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, China, Tunisia, Morocco, Turkey, and Bangladesh, and participated in the 2011 ...
Semidwarf bread wheats: names, parentages, pedigrees, and origins
One of CIMMYT's primary functions is to produce germplasm for use by cooperating national crop improvement programs. In the development of wheat germplasm, emphasis is given to producing advanced materials that can be ...
Biophysical and socio-economic characterization of cereal production systems of Central Nepal
The domestic food security of Nepal is critically depended on the sustainability of the cereal production systems of Central Nepal Terai region, as the major share of nation's cereal production comes from the agro-ecological ...
Conduct and management of maize field trials
(CIMMYT; IITA, 2012)
Technicians and technologists are indispensable research support personnel. In the agronomic sciences, technicians handle all aspects of research execution from seed preparation for planting through management of field ...
Farmer access and differential impacts of zero tillage technology in the subsistence wheat farming systems of West Bengal, India
The present study was carried out with the broad objective of assessing the patterns of adoption and farm profitability potentials of conservation agriculture (CA) in the three northern “disadvantaged districts” of West ...
Conservation agriculture and soil carbon sequestration: between myth and farmer reality
Human efforts to produce ever-greater amounts of food leave their mark on the environment. Persistent use of conventional farming practices based on extensive tillage, especially when combined with removal or in situ burning ...
Operational manual for multi-crop zero till planter
(CIMMYT; CSISA; IRRI, 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 ...
International mycotoxin conference mycored 2010
(CIMMYT; Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2010)
This Book of Abstracts and Programme contains information on the Global Mycotoxin Reduction Strategies: Asia and Pacific Rim, held in Penang, Malaysia, 1-4 December 2010.