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Estimating the economic impact of breeding nonspecific resistance to leaf rust in modern bread wheat
Breeding for resistance to rust diseases in wheat is an example of productivity maintenance research. Productivity maintenance research is necessary to avoid contractions in the wheat supply curve that result from changes ...
L'Economie au CIMMYT
Le present numero de la revue LE CIMMYT AUJOURD'HUI etudie les efforts que font nos economistes pour aider leurs collaborateurs nationaux a mettre au point et transferer de meilleures techniques de culture du mais, du ble, ...
On-farm economic and environmental impact of zero-tillage wheat: a case of North-West India
(Cambridge University Press, 2015)
Conducting farmers participatory field trials at 40 sites for 3 consecutive years in four rice-wheat system dominated districts of Haryana state of India, this paper tested the hypothesis that zero tillage (ZT) based crop ...
Maize seed marketing chains and marketing efficiency along supply chains of the hills in Nepal
(Premier Publishers, 2015)
Remoteness, poor infrastructures, labor shortages, small quantities of seed at the producer level and few private seed traders are inherent problems in maize seed production and marketing in the hills of Nepal. Farm-saved ...
Non-governmental organizations and agricultural development in the coastal region of Kenya
This paper analyzes the potential collaboration between agricultural research and NGOs in the dissemination of agricultural technologies at the Kenyan coast. An inventory of NGOs working in the region was established, and ...
The Tunisian wheat sector in the new liberalization scenario
This study explores the likely effects of trade liberalization on the wheat value chain in Tunisia. The objectives are to: i) generate quantitative and qualitative information on the performance of wheat producers and the ...
The maize seed system in Ethiopia: challenges and opportunities in drought prone areas
This study examines how the performance of the maize seed system in Ethiopia affects small-scale farmers’ access to and use of improved maize varieties. Particular emphasis is given to the drought-prone agro-ecologies ...