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Increasing wheat yields sustainably through agronomic means

P. R. Hobbs

Increasing wheat yields sustainably through agronomic means

by P. R. Hobbs

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Published by International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in Mexico, D.F .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementP.R. Hobbs, K.D. Sayre & J.I. Ortiz-Monasterio.
ContributionsSayre, K. D., Ortiz-Monasterio, J. I., International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19459789M

  Getting each of these steps—genetics, seed treatments, residue distribution, fertility and seeding equipment—right from the start will set the stage for success and higher wheat yields at harvest.   Their results showed that from through , wheat breeding programs boosted average wheat yields by 13 bushels per acre, or bushel each year, for a total increase of 26 percent.

  The SDI system proved to benefiting the farmers by increasing the water and N-use use efficiency through significant irrigation water and N-saving with similar or higher yields in cereal based. According to a University of Minnesota study, global wheat yields are increasing at a rate of % annually, compared with % for corn and % for soybeans. USDA figures show similar trends.

Wheat Growth Stages and Associated Management- Feekes through Author(s): Laura Lindsey, Author(s): Pierce Paul, Author(s): Ed Lentz, CCA With below average temperatures and snow, wheat growth and development is slower this year compared to the previous two years. the general response of cultivars to agronomic treatments or environmental conditions is shown by a cultivar [22]. Despite yield stability of winter wheat being a relevant issue in agronomic practice, most of the available research studies are only focusing on targeting high grain yields of .


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Increasing wheat yields sustainably through agronomic means by P. R. Hobbs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Increasing Wheat Yields Sustainably through Agronomic Means Hobbs, P.R. ; Sayre, K.D. ; Ortiz-Monasterio, J.I. This paper examines common factors that constrain wheat yields: insufficient nutrients (using nitrogen as an example); problems of late planting and poor crop establishment; suboptimal water management;lodging; and by:   3 Ways to Boost Wheat Yields.

Bill Spiegel. 1/27/ In the last three years, winter wheat producers in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas have documented yields greater than bushels per acre. These are isolated cases, but they have Kansas State University researchers believing winter wheat farmers are leaving yield on the table.

Author: Bill Spiegel. Meeting south Asia's future food requirements from rice-wheat cropping systems: priority issues facing researchers in the post-green revolution era. NRG Paper Mexico, DF, CIMMYT. Hobbs, P.R., Sayre, K.D. & Ortiz-Monasterio, J.I.

Increasing wheat yields sustainably through agronomic means. NRG Paper Mexico, DF, CIM-MYT. The focus of the International Wheat Yield Partnership’s (IWYP) funding will be directed towards increasing the yield potential of wheat in environments all over the world. At the fundamental level this will be achieved by improving wheat’s ability to capture and process the sun’s energy, through photosynthesis, and making sure that the.

Increasing Wheat Yields Sustainably Through Agronomic Means. Article. Book. Sep ; The rice-wheat system in the Nepal Terai: Issues in the identification and definition of sustainability.

The increasing concern about the toxicity of synthetic herbicides has boosted the search for eco-friendly and sustainable weed management practices. Allelopathic control of weeds has received great attention in recent years as a possible alternative for weed management.

Here, a two-year field study was conducted to explore the herbicidal potential of sorghum water extract alone and in. Rising wheat yields cannot catch up rising demand. Wheat is the fourth largest food crop in Ethiopia cultivated by smallholders, after teff, maize and sorghum.

Ethiopia is the largest wheat producer in sub-Saharan Africa and average farm yields have more than doubled in the past two decades, reaching tons per hectare on average in / This means the wheat is better quality with a better balance of nutrients for the person(s) who actually eats it. Better nutrient balance leads to better health.

With the right marketing, growing more nutritious wheat can help you receive premium pricing for your premium product, giving you the potential to increase your financial gains twice. As a wheat farmer, you are probably always on the look for different ways to increase your wheat yield.

Well, biological soil amendments are the way to go. Biological soil amendments manufactured by Pro-Soil agricultural solutions are designed for wheat farmers just like you to achieve the yields you strive for. Applying our biological soil amendments is the first step towards a wheat crop.

Alternative control of wild oat and canary grass in wheat fields by allelopathic plant water extracts. Increasing wheat yields. sustainably through agronomic means, NRG Paper 98– Lersten, N.

R.,“Morphology and Anatomy of the Wheat Plant,” Wheat and Wheat Improvement, American Society of Agronomy, Inc. and Crop Science Society of America, Inc. and Soil Science Society of. 5 Ways to Improve Wheat Yield and Quality Did you know that a family of four could live off of the bread produced from 1 acre of wheat for 10 whole years.

Wheat is incredibly important for the production of many foods we eat daily around the world, in fact there are whole websites dedicated to the crop and the farmers that grow it. High Yield Wheat Management. Chad Lee, University of Kentucky. Management practices to obtain high-yielding wheat are based on some key numbers at key points in the development of the crop (Table 1).

Emergence needs to be about 25 plants per square foot and tillering needs to be about 70 to tillers per square foot. Wheat crop yield can be increased by up to 20% using new chemical technology by University of Oxford Food insecurity is one of the most concerning issues facing the world. As presented in Fig.

2, great progress in wheat production was achieved during the last 57 years, with average yields being increased by % annually, from kg ha −1 in to the present kg ha −1, and total production increasing more than sixfold, from less than 20 mt in to mt in Many factors have contributed to.

Over the past 25 years, brothers Brad and Chuck Minton, Hopkinsville, Kentucky, have been able to produce record wheat yields.

New technology has enabled them to triple their wheat yields to an average of 80 to 90 bushels per acre. However, a technology claim by a company doesn’t necessarily mean the Mintons will use it.

This data product contains statistics on wheat—including the five classes of wheat: hard red winter, hard red spring, soft red winter, white, and durum and rye. Includes data published in the monthly Wheat Outlook and previously annual Wheat Yearbook.

Data are monthly, quarterly, and/or annual, depending upon the data series. ENGINEERING FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT Jelgava, INCREASING YIELDS OF WINTER WHEAT BY MEANS OF SOWING ORIENTATION OF GRAIN Tetiana Kuzina 1, Victor Sirenko 1, Vladyslav Zubko 1, Viacheslav Chuba 2 1Sumy National Agrarian University, Ukraine; 2National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine.

The funding for this research has been provided by Kansas wheat farmers through the Kansas Wheat Commission's wheat assessment of 2 cents per bushel. Once the research is completed, the farmers will reap the benefits in more ways than one.

less than ideal for wheat and, more than any other factor, limits grain yields in the state. Wheat growers in Kansas are highly knowledgeable and the soils are generally excellent, but grain yields are only a fraction of the plus bushels per acre averages in some countries.

The weather also limits the production inputs — the seeding. Push No-Till Wheat Yields Higher With These 5 Simple Tips European wheat producers achieve triple-d igit yields, and perhaps you can, too. By Martha Ostendorf, Contributing Editor—No-Till Farmer. COME HARVEST, TWO words are on every wheat producer's lips - yield and price.Red Wheat needs a firm seed bed which means min-till or direct drilling are ideal.

Seed Rate. Typically - kg/ha depending on sowing date and TGW. Red wheats produce a small berry - the TGW can be as low as 30gm. Sowing Date. March through April. The highest and most consistent yields have come from late March sowings. April sowings are.Wheat yields have steadily increased over the past 50 years, averaging approximately % per year.

Demands for faster progress will be made by an ever-growing world population. The challenge for the.