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Background on the development of the: global strategy for the Ex situ conservation and utilization of maize germplasm
(Global Crop Diversity Trust; CIMMYT, 2007)
The genetic resources of maize constitute an immeasurable treasure for humankind. Conservation of maize germplasm and knowledge about its variation and uses provide (i) resources for agricultural improvement to reduce ...
Adoption of maize seed and fertilizer technologies in embu district, Kenya
This study reviews socioeconomic and technical factors that affect the adoption of improved maize and fertilizer in the Embu District, Kenya and the role of credit in both. A total of 127 farmers (82 adopters and 45 ...
Demand and supply of crop infraspecific diversity on farms: towards a policy framework for on-farm conservation
Interest is increasing worldwide in on-farm conservation as a component of a strategy to conserve crop genetic resources. On-farm conservation may require outside support to small-scale farmers in areas of crop domestication ...
Collective action for the conservation of on-farm genetic diversity in a center of crop diversity: an assessment of the role of traditional farmers' networks
(IFPRI; CGIAR; CIMMYT, 2005)
This project explored the possible role of collective action among small-scale farmers in managing and maintaining genetic resources in a center of crop diversity. It focused on the local institutions that ensure the supply ...
Data analysis in the CIMMYT applied biotechnology center: for fingerprinting and genetic diversity studies
The molecular genetic characterization of the diversity present in the CIMMYT maize and wheat germplasm collections is an ongoing process, to which many different persons have contributed. Furthermore, one of the mandates ...
Legal issues in the use of geospatial data and tools for agriculture and natural resource management: a primer. Executive Summary
The world of agriculture and natural resource management increasingly employs approaches that emphasize integrative analyses. Multiple disciplines and sources of information are processed with software-based tools such as ...
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 flowering of apomixis: from mechanisms to genetic engineering
(IRD; European Commission; CIMMYT, 2001)
Apomixis, the asexual reproduction of plants through seeds, has received increasing attention as technological advances have led to a rapid increase in knowledge about cellular biology, molecular genetics, and the mechanisms ...
El análisis AMMI y la gráfica del biplot en SAS
En este documento se presentan tres ejemplos de casos en los que se emplearon programas creados en SAS para obtener Modelos AMMI, asi como la prueba de Gollob (Gollob, 1967) para determinar la significancia de cada termino ...