Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

Global wheat community discusses research, partnerships at Obregon pilgrimage

For hundreds of international agricultural development experts, an annual gathering in northern Mexico provides a vital platform for sharing and debating the latest wheat breeding news and research.


Making more from less: matchmaking maize to poor soils

WHEN FERTILIZER IS LIMITED, BREEDING SOLUTIONS FOR THE STAFF OF LIFE IN AFRICA A farmer applying a solution only very few can afford in adequate amounts: nitrogen fertilisers for poor soils in Africa …


Poor soils a huge limitation for Africa’s food security

Today, Berlin, Germany, hosts soil scientists from across the world who have converged for the Global Soil Week (GSW) to find solutions for sustainable land governance and soil management. Farmers and …


Scientists seal agreement to boost adaptability of wheat to climate change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Frankfurt, Germany – December 9, 2014 – Wild ancestral relatives of wheat will play a key role in fortifying the world’s food supply as climate change warms the planet, accordin …


New doubled haploid facility will strengthen maize breeding in Africa

CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program will establish and operate a maize doubled haploid (DH) facility in Kiboko, Kenya. With financial support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this centralized D …


German and Partec partnership facilitates DNA analysis

CIMMYT has received a new flow cytometer that will allow speedy DNA analysis for breeding. “With this new technology, we save tremendous amounts of money, time, and resources. We’re really grateful to …


Using double haploid in maize breeding

The use of doubled haploids in maize breeding was first proposed more than half a century ago. Today, the in vivo haploid induction technique is routinely used in maize inbred line development, in bot …


ATMA annual review and planning meeting

The ‘Abiotic stress tolerant maize for Asia’ (ATMA) project aims to increase incomes and food security for the poor of South and southeast Asia, with the assistance of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Intern …


Willkommen, Herr Bundespräsident!

The long-standing and fruitful relationship between Germany and CIMMYT received a boost on 01 May 2011 when, as part of an official tour of Latin America, the President of the Republic of Germany, Chr …


Saying goodbye to a good friend

Friends and colleagues said goodbye to Ph.D. student Vanessa Prigge on 21 May 2010, and wished her good luck and safe travels. Vanessa came to CIMMYT-Mexico two and a half years ago and has made impor …