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Predicted changes in suitability and agro climatic factors due to climate change for yam production in Nigeria
Monthly data outputs on rainfall and temperature from 18 SRES models for emission scenario obtained from CIAT and white yam production extracted from FAO's Ecocrop were utilized to predict changes in suitability and effect ...
Effect of climate change on spring wheat yields in North America and Eurasia in 1981-2015 and implications for breeding
(Public Library of Science, 2018)
Wheat yield dynamic in Canada, USA, Russia and Kazakhstan from 1981 till 2015 was related to air temperature and precipitation during wheat season to evaluate the effects of climate change. The study used yield data from ...
Factors contributing to maize and bean yield gaps in Central America vary with site and agroecological conditions
(Cambridge University Press, 2019)
Economic benefits of blast-resistant biofortified wheat in Bangladesh: the case of BARI Gom 33
The first occurrence of wheat blast in 2016 threatened Bangladesh's already precarious food security situation. The Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), together with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement ...
Tracking the adoption of bread wheat varieties in Afghanistan using DNA fingerprinting
(BioMed Central, 2019)
Impacts of drought-tolerant maize varieties on productivity, risk, and resource use: evidence from Uganda
Weather variability is an important source of production risk for rainfed agriculture in developing countries. This paper evaluates the impacts of the adoption of drought-tolerant maize varieties on average maize yield, ...
Global crop improvement networks to bridge technology gaps
To ensure future food security, there is an urgent need for improved co-ordination of agricultural research. While advances in biotechnology hold considerable promise, significant technology gaps exist that may reduce their ...