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CIMMYT Maize International Testing Program 1983 : final report
The 1983 Final Report of the International Maize Testing Program includes trial summaries of data received from February 16 to December 15, 1984. Data from 1983 trials received after December 16, 1984 will be in cluded as ...
CIMMYT Research highlights 1984
Maize and wheat are the principal sources of carbohydrates and protein for nearly half of the people of the world. CIMMYT's primary objective is to develop superior germplasm that will provide higher and more stable yields, ...
Maize CRP Annual Report 2013
(CIMMYT; IITA; CGIAR, 2014)
CIMMYT's maize germplasm management, improvement, and utilization program
Improving the maize plant is the subject of this publication. It first outlines several population improvement schemes and then focuses on the approach that CIMMYT has adopted in its own maize program. The structure and ...
Simulation Experiments on efficiencies of gene introgression by backcrossing
Designing a highly efficient backcross (BC) marker-assisted selection (MAS) experiment is not a straightforward exercise, efficiency being defined here as the ratio between the resources that need to be invested at each ...
Wheat breeders' perspectives on genetic diversity and germplasm use: Findings from an international survey
Wheat breeders working in national wheat research programmes around the world, and particularly those in developing countries, are concerned that in the future scientific advance may be limited because wheat genetic diversity ...