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Publications 2012

Publications 2012
Articles in refereed journals

Barrera, V.H., Escudero, L.O. Alwang, J., Andrade, R. 2012. Integrated managementof natural resources in the Ecuador Highlands. Agricultural Science, Vol. 3(5): 768-779. DOI: 10.4236/as.2012.35093

Bellotti, A., Herrera, B.V.  and Glenn Hyman. 2012. Cassava Production and Pest Management: Present and Potential Threats in a Changing Environment. Tropical Plant biology DOI: 10.1007/s12042-011-9091-

Cruz-Garcia, G., Price, L.L. 2012. Weeds as important vegetables for farmers.  Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae Vol. 81(4): 397-403. Doi: 10.5586/asbp.2012.047

Diaz, N.J., Fisher, M., Cook, S., Laderach, P., Lundy, M., 2012.  Weather indices for designing micro-insurance products for small- holder farmers in the tropics. Plos ONE 7(6): e38281. Doi 10.1371/Journal pone 0038281.

Eitzinger, A., Läderach, P., Bunn, Ch., Quiroga, A., Benedikter, A., Pantoja, A., Gordon, J. and  Michele Bruni 2012. Implications of a changing climate on food security and mallholders’ livelihoods in Bogotá, Colombia, Mitigation and  Adaptation  Strategies for  Global Change.  Springer. DOI 10.1007/s11027-012-9432-0.

Jarvis, A., Ramirez-Villegas, J., Herrera-Campo, B.V., Navarro-Racines, C. 2012. Is cassava the answer to African climate change adaptation?. Tropical Plant Biology Vol. 5(1): 9-29 DOI:  10.1007/s12042-012-9096-7.

Kost, A., Laderäch, P., Fisher, M., Cook, S., Gómez, L. 2012. Improving Index-Based Drought Insurance in Varying Topography: Evaluating Basis Risk Based on Perceptions of Nicaraguan Hillside Farmers. PLoS ONE Vol.  7(12): e51412.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0051412

Perez, S., Carrillo-centeno, P., Moncada-Salmeron,  D., Pachón, H.  2012. Aceptación potencial de maíces con alta calidad proteica por familias productoras al Norte de Nicaragua  Agronomía  Mesoamericana Vol.  23(1):21-27.  ISSN: 1021-7444.

Ramirez, J., Salazar, M., Jarvis, A., Navarro, C. 2012. A way forward on adaptation to climate change in  Colombian agriculture: Perspectives  towards 2050. Climate change.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10584-012-0500-y

Ramirez-Villegas, J., Challinor, A. 2012. Assessing relevant climate data for agricultural applications. Agricultural and forest  meteorology. Vol. 161: 26-45.

Ramirez-Villegas, J., Jarvis, A., Touval, J. 2012. Analysis of threats to south American flora and its implications for conservations.  Journal for nature conservation.  Vol. 20(6): 337-348

Shrestha, R., Matteis, L., Skofic, M.,  Portugal,  A., McLaren, G., Hyman, G. and Arnaud E. 2012. Bridging the phenotypic and genetic data useful for integrated breeding through a data annotation using the Crop Ontology developed by the crop communities of practice.  Frontiers. Physiology. 3: 326. Doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00326.

Van den Bergh, I., Ramirez, J., Staver, C., Turner, D., Jarvis, A., and Brown, D. 2012. Climate Change in the Subtropics: Impacts of Projected Averages and Variability on Banana Productivity. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 928: 89-99.

Vermeulen, S.,  Zougmore, R., Wollenberg, E., Thornton, P., Nelson, G., Kristjanson, P., Kinyangi, J., Jarvis, A., Hansen, J.; Challinor, A., Campbell, B., and Pramod, A. 2012. Climate change, agriculture and food security: a global partnership to link research and action for low-income agricultural producers and consumers. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. Vol. 4(1):128-133

Wyckhuys, Kris, A.G., Korytkowski, Ch., Martinez, J., Herrera, B.V., Rojas, M., Ocampo, J. 2012. Species composition and seasonal occurrence of Diptera associated with passion fruit crops. Crop Protection  Vol. 32:  90-98.

Maass,  B.L.,  Katunga, M.D.,  Chiuri, W.L.,  Gassner, A.,  Peters, M. 2012. Challenges and opportunities for smallholder livestock production in post-conflict South Kivu, eastern DR Congo. Tropical animal health and production  Vol. 44:12211232. DOI 10.1007/s11250-011-0061-5


Book chapters

Jarvis, A.Ramirez-Villegas, J., Tapasco, J.Navarro, C., Peterson, C.,  Zapata, E.,  Fisher,  M.J. 2012. Are Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Options Eco-Efficient? Chapter 3 In: Issues in Tropical Agriculture. Eco Efficiency: From Vision to Reality. International Center for Tropical Agriculture, CIAT, Cali, Colombia.
Available online at: http://ciat.cgiar.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/eco-efficiency_book.pdf

Laderäch, P.,  Oberthür, T., Pohlan, J., Collet, L.Estrada, M., Usma, H., 2012. Agronomic Management Framework for Intrinsic Coffee Quality. Chapter 1.4 In: Oberthür, T.; Laderach, P.; Pohlan, J.; Cock, J.; editors.2012. Specialty coffe. Managing quality. International Plant nutrition institute. IPNI.

Laderäch, P., Ovalle, O., Lau, Ch., Haggar, J., Eitzinger, A., Baca, M., Benedikter, A.,  Zelaya, C. 2012. Climate Change at Mesoamerican Origins. Chapter 1.3  In: editors Oberthür, T.; Laderach, P.; Pohlan, J.; Cock, J. 2012. Specialty coffe. Managing quality. International Plant nutrition institute. IPNI.

Laure, C., Cook, S., StellmacherT. 2012. Understanding growing environment for coffee quality. Chapter 1.2 In: editors Oberthür, T.; Laderach, P.; Pohlan, J.; Cock, J.2012. Specialty coffe. Managing quality. International Plant nutrition institute. IPNI.

Castañeda, N. P., Vincent, H.A., Kell, S.P.,  Eastwood, R.J., Maxted, N. 2012. Chapter 14: Ecogeographic surveys,  Collecting plant genetic diversity technical guidelines – 2011 update. P. 1-23

Lundy, M., Becx, G., RodriguezF., Oberthür, T. 2012 Business Models for Quality Coffee. Chapter 3.2  In: Oberthür, T.; Laderach, P.; Pohlan, J.; Cock, J.; (Eds)  specialty coffe. Managing quality. International Plant nutrition institute. IPNI. 4-26

Mathur, P. N., Ramirez-Villegas, J., Jarvis, A.; 2012. The Impacts of Climate Change on Tropical and Subtropical Horticultural Production. In: Sthapit, B.R., Ramanatha Rao, V., Sthapit, S.R. (Eds.) Tropical Fruit Tree Species and Climate Change. Bioversity International, New Delhi, India. ISBN: 978-92-9043909.
Available online at: http://www.bioversityinternational.org/index.php?id=19&user_bioversitypublications_pi1[showUid]=6946

Ramirez-Villegas, J.Jarvis, A., Hanson, J., Leibing, C., and Fujisaka, S. 2012. Crop and Forage Genetic Resources: International Interdependence in the Face of Climate Change. In: Halewood, M., López Noriega, I, Louafi, S. (Eds.) Crop Genetic Resources as a Global Commons: Challenges in international law and governance. Routledge, Taylor and  Francis  Group, London and New York. Print  ISBN: 978-0-84407-893-6; Online ISBN978-1-84407-892-9. 424 p.

Satizabal, H., Barreto-Sanz, M., Jiménez, D., Pérez-Uribe, A. and James, C. 2012. Enhancing Decision-Making Processes of Small Farmers in Tropical Crops by Means of Machine Learning Models Chapter 18. In Bolay: J.C.; Schmid,A.; Tejada, G.;. (eds.), Technologies and Innovations for Development, Springer-Verlag France . P 265-277 DOI 10.1007/978-2-8178-0268-8_18, Print ISBN 978-2-8178-0267-1; Online ISBN 978-2-8178-0268-8


Daniels, S., Laderach, P., Paschall, M., 2012. Reaching high value markets: Fine flavor, cocoa in Ghana. IIED, sustainable food laboratory.ISBN/ISSN:ISBN 978-1-84369-863-0 28 p.

Lundy, M., 2012 Participatory guide to business models that link smallholders to markets  Mark Lundy, Gertjan Becx, Nancy Zamierowski, Alexandra Amrein, Jhon Jairo Hurtado, Erika Eliana Mosquera, Fernando Rodríguez. — Cali, CO : Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), 2012. 171 p. — (CIAT Publication No. 380) ISBN 978-958-694-114-3


Posada-Quintero, Paula Andrea, 2012. Estudios del comportamiento fisiológico de la semilla del maracuyá (P. edulis f. flavicarpa Degener), la granadilla (P. ligularis Juss.) y la gulupa (P. edulis f. edulis Sims) y zonificación agroecológica como estrategia para una Agricultura Eco-eficiente y de conservación. Tesis MSc. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. 158 p

Pantoja, J.A., 2012. Zonas idóneas para los cultivos de brócoli y arveja dulce en el altiplano de Guatemala bajo escenarios de cambio Climático. Tesis. Escuela de Ingeniería Civil y Geomática, Universidad del Valle.  Marzo 84 p.

Other publications

Lundy, M., Becx, G., Zamierowski, N., Amrein, A., Hurtado, J.J, Mosquera, E., Rodriguez, F. 2012. Participatory guide to business models that link smallholders to markets  Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali,  171 p. — (CIAT Publication No. 380) ISBN 978-958-694-114-3 pdf.

Eitzinger, A., Läderach, P., Sonder, K., Schmidt, A., Sain, G., Beebe, S., Rodríguez, B., Fisher, M.,  Hicks P., Navarrete-Frías, C., Nowak, A. 2012. Tortillas on the Roaster: Central America’s Maize–Bean Systems and the Changing Climate. CIAT Policy Brief No. 6. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia. 6 p.

Eitzinger, A., Läderach, P., Sonder, K., Schmidt, A., Sain, G., Beebe, S., Rodríguez, B., Fisher,  M., Hicks, P., Navarrete-Frías, C., Nowak, A. 2012. Tortillas en el comal: Los sistemas de maíz y fríjol de América Central y el cambio climático, CIAT Políticas en Síntesis No. 6. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia. 6 p.

Hyman, G., Bellotti, A., Becerra, L.A., Lopez-Lavalle, N.P.,  and Creamer, B. 2012. Cassava and overcoming the challenges of global climatic change: report of the second scientific conference of the Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st century. Food Security. DOI: 10.1007/s12571-012-0209-9.

Ocampo, J., Romero, A.C., Muriel, J., González, C., Palma, S., Laguna, T., Molina, J.A., Telleira, J.C., Herrera, E. y Rosenow, K. 2012. Estudio sobre análisis agro-climático para el establecimiento del cultivo de maracuyá (Passiflora edulis f. flavicarpa Degener) en Nicaragua. Informe técnico, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical – CIAT, Catholic Relief Services – CRS.  103 p.

Ocampo, J., Urrea, R., Wyckhuys, K.,  Salazar, M., 2012. Aprovechamiento de la variabilidad genética del maracuyá (P. edulis f. flavicarpa Degener) como una estrategia para optimizar la producción en Colombia. 58th ISTH Annual Meeting Interamerican Society for Tropical Horticulture. Lima, Perú. p 1

Ocampo, J., Posada, P., Medina, J., y Jarvis, A., 2012. Zonificación agroecológica y efecto del cambio climático en el cultivo de maracuyá (P. edulis f. flavicarapa Degener) en Colombia. 58th ISTH Annual Meeting Interamerican Society for Tropical Horticulture. Lima, Perú. p 41

Peterson, C., Nowak, A., Jarvis, A., Navarrete-Frias, C., Figueroa, A., Riano, N., Vargas, J. 2012. Analyzing vulnerability: A multi-dimensional approach from Colombia’s Upper Cauca River Basin. Climate Knowledge and Development Policy Brief, November 2012.

Navarrete-Frias, C., Umaharan, P., Debouck, D., Garcia, S., Fuller, C., Gibson, N., Jarvis, A., Castañeda, N., Khoury, C., Nowak, A. 2012. Plant Genetic Resources:  Building a Food Secure and Climate Resilient Caribbean for the Future. CIAT Policy Brief no. 7. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia. 7 p

Parra-Peña, R.I., Ordoñez, L., Acosta, C.A. 2012 Pobreza, brechas y ruralidad en Colombia documento de trabajo. Presentado en el Encuentro Territorios en Movimiento 2012 de RIMISP en Quito (Ecuador) en Junio de 2012 ,  20p

Parra-Peña, R.I., Miller, V., Lundy, M. 2012. Colombian supply chains: How public policy shapes agriculture. CIAT Policy Brief No. 8. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia. 6 p.

Parra-Peña RI; Miller V; Lundy M. 2012. Cadenas productivas colombianas: Cómo la política pública transforma la Agricultura. CIAT Políticas en Síntesis No. 8. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia. 6 p.

Parra-Peña, R.I., Ordóñez, L., Acosta, C. 2012. Policies for bridging the urban–rural gap in Colombia. CIAT Policy Brief No. 7. Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia. 6 p.

Ramírez-Villegas, J. 2012. Looking for weather data? In the global agricultural trial repository blog, on April 19th 2012.

Sova, C.A., Chaudhury, A.S., Helfgott, A., Corner-Dolloff, C. 2012. Community-based adaptation costing: An integrated framework for the participatory costing of community-based adaptations to climate change in agriculture. Working Paper No. 16. Cali, Colombia: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).
Available online at: http://cgspace.cgiar.org/bitstream/handle/10568/21076/ccafs_wp_16.pdf?sequence=1

Ocampo, J.,  Wyckhuys, K. 2012. Libro: Tecnología para producción del cultivo de la gulupa (P. edulis f. edulis Sims) en Colombia. Centro de Bio-sistemas de la Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) y MADR, Bogotá, Colombia (ISBN:978-958-925-092.-3). 68 pp.

Peters, M., Idupulapati,  R., Fisher, M., Subbarao, G., Martens, S., Herrero, M.,  van Der Hoek, R., Schultze-Kraft, R., Miles, J.,  Castro, A., Graefe, S., Tiemann, T.,  Ayarza, M., and Glenn Hyman.  2012. Tropical Forage-based Systems to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions.  In: Hershey, Clair. 2012. Issues in Tropical Agriculture: Eco-Efficiency: From Vision to Reality.

Staiger-Rivas, S., Alvarez, S., Ashby, J., Lundy M., Muthoni, R., Victoria, P.A., Quirós, C.A.,  Sette, C., Rajasekharan, M., Russell, N. 2012.
Strengthening Capacity to Achieve Eco-Efficiency through Agricultural Research for Development.
In: Eco-Efficiency: From Vision to Reality. CIAT,


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