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Maintenance Breeding in Barley
This report describes the process of the Maintenance Breeding in Barley and gives a descriptive details about Barely.
Integrated approaches on conservation and utilization of agrobiodiversity
This presentation was presented during the training course on Durum wheat Selection program in Lebanon. It describes the challenges facing agriculture and the methods to overcome it.
Barley Breeding at ICARDA: from traditional Breeding to genomic selection
This presentation was presented during the training course on Durum wheat Selection program in Lebanon.
Forage seed system, Indigenous knowledge and constraints of forage production in Afghanistan
The Afghanistan seed sector is in transition after the postwar reconstruction and rebuilding (Kugbei et al., 2011). Though the national seed policy and law was enacted in 2009 (Gazette, Govt. of Afghanistan, 2009), its ...
Does producing forages improve livelihoods in dry areas? The case of Afghanistan (on-going research)
Agriculture is the main livelihood and a major contributor to the Afghan economy. Livestock production contributes with almost 50% of agricultural GDP in Afghanistan where out of 75% Afghans who live in rural areas, 85% ...
FAO-IPCC Expert meeting on climate change, land use and food security
Global warming is expected to further contribute to the process of rangeland degradation as a result of overgrazing and mis-management and may have significant adverse impacts on range species under high CO2 emissions ...
Integrating straw yield and quality into multi‐dimensional improvement of lentil (Lens culinaris)
BACKGROUND Lentil straw is an important source of fodder for livestock in Africa, South Asia and the Middle East. However, improvement programmes of lentil do not pay attention to straw traits, neither are straw traits ...
Influence of feeding Mediterranean food industry by-products and forages to Awassi sheep on physicochemical properties of milk, yoghurt and cheese
Feeding agro-industrial by-products and unconventional forages, rich in potentially anti-nutritional factors, may influence the quality of the raw milk and the dairy products prepared therefrom. The aim of the present study ...
Dryland Systems - Science for better food security and livelihoods in the dry areas
The CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems (known as Dryland Systems) embodies a new approach to integrated and ‘holistic’ agricultural research. It combines several research disciplines, including crop improvement, ...
La démarche participative pour la gouvernance des ressources naturelles: Concepts et outils
Training Material of a two days Training on Rangeland Governance designed for Tunisian Governmental Forest Officers