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Agronomic constraints on low yield environments
Dr. Bolton describes agronomic constraints of low yield environments.
Agronomic research on drawf wheat
Bert Krantz special lecture for trainees on the agronomic research on dwarf wheat.
Rust resistant durum wheat
"Between preliminary yield trials and elite yield trials we've got about 2500 lines and they are all resistant to leaf rust," says Karim Ammar, a wheat breeder, breeding for rust resistance that also increases quality. ...
Introduction to the CIMMYT Maize Breeding Program : collaborative research and quality unit
Jonathan Woolly presents an introduction to the overall goals of the Maize Breeding Program.
Why is wheat a strategic crop for Africa?
In the 1990's, economists considered wheat to be a "minor food" for consumers in sub-Saharan Africa. But wheat is a no longer a minor crop. African countries will spend about US$20 billion to import some 40 million tons ...
Battling the fungal stem rust ug99 in Ethiopia
In the battle to prevent a global wheat crop catastrophe from an unchecked airborne fungus, scientists use monitoring stations in Ethiopia to enhance their arsenal. But the job is not easy. The Kulumsa research station in ...
Fertilizer needs of plants
Conference regarding the fertilization requirements on maize plants.
Two Afghan brothers and wheat
A pair of sharecropping brothers from Afghanistan describe their struggles and how they could benefit from improved seed.
Wheat Quality Laboratory
An introduction to the processes usted to evaluate wheat quality for bread wheat, durum wheat and triticale.
Commercial use of triticale in Obregon