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Cover for Assessing the effectiveness of maize and wheat improvement from the perspectives of varietal output and adoption in East and Southern Africa.

This chapter focuses on the assessment of the performance of maize and wheat crop improvement in East and Southern Africa. Information on cultivar output and adoption in countries in East and Southern Africa is also presented.

Author(s)
Groote, H. de; Gitonga, Z.; Mugo, S.; Walker, T. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Varietal generation and output.

This chapter focuses on the improved cultivar generation of various crops (maize, cassava, rice, bean, potato, cowpea, wheat, soyabean, sweet potato, yam, sorghum, groundnut, banana, chickpea, pigeon pea, barley, pearl millet, faba bean, lentil and pea) in Africa South of the Sahara. Information of ...

Author(s)
Walker, T. S.; Alene, A.; Ndjuenga, J.; Labarta, R.; Yigezu, Y.; Diagne, A.; Andrade, R.; Andriatsitohaina, R. M.; Groote, H. de; Mausch, K.; Yirga, C.; Simtowe, F.; Katungi, E.; Jogo, W.; Jaleta, M.; Pandey, S.; Charyulu, D. K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Varietal adoption, outcomes and impact.

This chapter focuses on the adoption and turnover of cultivars of crops, such as soyabean, maize, pigeon pea, wheat, cassava, rice, potato, barley, yam, groundnut, bean, sorghum, cowpea, pearl millet, chickpea, faba bean, lentil, sweet potato, banana and pea, in Africa South of Sahara. The changes...

Author(s)
Walker, T. S.; Alwang, J.; Alene, A.; Ndjuenga, J.; Labarta, R.; Yigezu, Y.; Diagne, A.; Andrade, R.; Andriatsitohaina, R. M.; Groote, H. de; Mausch, K.; Yirga, C.; Simtowe, F.; Katungi, E.; Jogo, W.; Jaleta, M.; Pandey, S.; Charyulu, D. K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Humanizing technology development in the green revolution's home.

This chapter describes the history, current focus, and outlook of social science research at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). It is shown that the social science research agenda at CIMMYT has expanded from a narrow focus on technology adoption to encompass technology...

Author(s)
Bellon, M. R.; Morris, M.; Ekboir, J.; Meng, E.; Groote, H. de; Saín, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990033)
Type
Book chapter

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