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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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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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Moving Matters: The Effect of Location on Crop Production

Publication Date: March, 2015

Our new spatial output indexes show that 16 to 21 percent of the increase in U.S. corn output over the 128 years beginning in 1879 was attributable to spatial movement in production.

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Busseola fusca

Busseola fusca (African Stem Borer)

Publication Date: September, 2014

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

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Diabrotica virgifera virgifera: (Western Corn Rootworm)

Publication Date: September, 2014
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Striga asiatica: (Witchweed)

Publication Date: September, 2014

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

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Staff Paper P14-09

The International Agricultural Prospects Model: Assessing Consumption and Production Futures Through 2050 (version 2.1)

Publication Date: August, 2014

Pardey et al (2014) provide new projections of agricultural consumption and production for the period 2010 - 2050, derived using version 2.1 of the International Agricultural Prospects (iAP) model.  This paper provides details of the iAP model used to derive those results.

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Measuring the Effectiveness of Crop Improvement Research

Measuring the Effectiveness of Crop Improvement Research in Sub-Saharan Africa from the Perspectives of Varietal Output, Adoption, and Change: 20 Crops, 30 Countries, and 1150 Cultivars in Farmers’ Fields

Publication Date: July, 2014

A synthesis report on the results of a CGIAR project: Diffusion and Impact of Improved Varieties in Africa (DIIVA) Project – the first major study to focus on the diffusion of improved crop varieties

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A Comparative Analysis of Global Cropping Systems Models and Maps

Publication Date: April, 2014

This study aims to explore and quantify systematic similarities and differences between four major global cropping systems products: the dataset of monthly irrigated and rainfed crop areas around the year 2000 (MIRCA2000), the spatial production allocation model (SPAM), the global agroecological zone (GAEZ) dataset, and the M3 dataset developed by Monfreda, Ramankutty, and Foley.

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Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa

Publication Date: January, 2014

The Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development presents a broad range of geospatial data that relate to strategic agriculture policy, investment, and planning issues.

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