Farmers, Scientists, and Plant Breeding: Integrating Knowledge and Practice

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David Arthur Cleveland, Daniela Soleri
CABI, Jan 1, 2002 - Agricultural extension work - 350 pages
The purpose of this book is to examine the nature of and relationship between the knowledge of farmers and of scientists, and how these can be best integrated in plant breeding.
 

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Contents

Farmer Plant Breeders and Collaboration
2
Social and Agroecological Variability of Seed Production
4
Economics Perspectives on Collaborative Plant Breeding
61
Countries
83
Farmers Views and Management of Sorghum Diversity
107
How FarmerScientist Cooperation is Devalued
137
Scientific Plant Breeders and Collaboration
161
Theory Empiricism and Intuition in Professional Plant
189
Conceptual Changes in Cuban Plant Breeding in Response
213
Participatory Plant Breeding in Rice in Nepal
239
Collaborative Maize Variety Development for Stressprone
269
Plant Breeding with Farmers Requires Testing
297
Index
333
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