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Returns to Food and Agricultural R&D Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1975–2014

Publication Date: November, 2016

Research-enabled growth in agricultural productivity is pivotal to sub-Saharan Africa’s overall economic growth prospects.

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Weather Risk: How Does It Change the Yield Benefits of Nitrogen Fertilizer and Improved Maize Varieties in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Publication Date: October, 2016

The purpose of this research was to explore how weather risk affects the value of nitrogen fertilizer use and improved seed variety adoption to Sub-Saharan African (SSA) maize farmers.

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Proximity to African Agricultural Markets, Down to the Last Kilometer

Publication Date: October, 2016

We use rasterized data on travel time to markets of varying size to characterize the spatial proximity to markets for agricultural producers in sub‐Saharan Africa.

Where in the World are Crops Grown?

Publication Date: October, 2016

Given the important agricultural production and food access implications of geographical location, precisely where in the world are crops grown?

"The Potential Global Distribution of Chilo partellus, Including Consideration of Irrigation and Cropping Patterns"

Publication Date: August, 2016

Chilo partellus is a major crop pest in Asia and Africa, and has recently spread to the Mediterranean region. Knowledge of its potential distribution can inform biosecurity policies aimed at limiting its further spread and efforts to reduce its impact in areas that are already invaded.

Puccinia triticina: (Wheat Leaf Rust)

Publication Date: June, 2016

Section Titles: Background Information, Introduction, Known Distribution, Description and Biology, Host Crops and Other Plants, Potential Distribution

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Mononychellus tanajoa: (Cassava Green Mite)

Publication Date: April, 2016

Section Titles: Background Information, Introduction, Known Distribution, Description and Biology, Host Crops and Other Plants, Potential Distribution

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Population Dynamics and Management of Diamondback Moth (Plutella xylostella) in China: The Relative Contributions of Climate, Natural Enemies and Cropping Patterns

Publication Date: April, 2016

The model simulates the phenology and abundance patterns in the population dynamics across the climatic gradient in China reasonably well.

Fusarium graminearum: (Fusarium Head Blight)

Publication Date: March, 2016

Section Titles: Background Information, Introduction, Known Distribution, Description and Biology, Host Crops and Other Plants, Potential Distribution, Potential Impact in Africa

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Poisoned Chalice: Toxin Accumulation in Crops in the Era of Climate Change

Publication Date: January, 2016

Section Titles: Climate Changes Trigger Accumulation of Toxins in Crops; Contamination Pathways - Implications for Crops, Animals, and People; Remediating Toxic Contamination in Plants and Animals; I

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