Posts Tagged ‘Pakistan’
New varieties of white maize in Pakistan have the potential to both quadruple savings of irrigation water and double crop yields for farmers.
CIMMYT inaugurated the first national maize stem borer mass rearing laboratory at the National Agricultural Research Center in Islamabad on 25 October 2016.
The Agricultural Innovation Program Agronomy’s annual meeting was held in Islamabad, Pakistan, on 2-3 August 2016.
CIMMYT collaborates with the Cereal Crops Research Institute and Petal Seed, a local seed company in Pakistan to produce new planters.
Research highlights important risks to farmers’ yields in Pakistan due to climate change.
A new planter that promotes dry seeding of rice, saves water and increases planting efficiency is being used increasingly in Pakistan’s Punjab Province.
A training course on maize breeding program management and statistical data analysis was held from 23-27 May 2016 in Islamabad, Pakistan.
CIMMYT’s Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) held its annual maize working group meeting on 10-11 May.
AIP organized a one-day conference on “Agricultural Productivity Improvement through Nudging” in Pakistan
CIMMYT’s Agricultural Innovation Program proposed a plan for applying ICT in agricultural extension in Pakistan
New maize varieties have the potential to increase production, enhance nutrition and strengthen national industry in Pakistan.
AIP meets to review progress and plan follow up surveys to address farmer demands and future challenges.
Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat is a new project that aims to mitigate climate change threats to wheat and develop disease-resistant and heat-tolerant varieties, writes Cornell’s Ronnie Coffman.
New maize varieties with resistance and tolerance to multiple stresses to benefit Pakistani farmers thanks to joint CIMMYT-USAID collaboration.
As a step towards modernizing and strengthening Pakistan’s national coordinated breeding programs, CIMMYT upgraded the seed storage facility of the National Agricultural Research Center (NARC) to meet …
AbduRahman Beshir and M. Imtiaz Pakistan imports more than 85% of its hybrid maize seed, which costs the country about US$ 60 million each year. Due to importation and other factors, the price of hybr …
From 23 – 26 August, 2015, CIMMYT’s Director General Martin Kropff visited Pakistan to attend the Agricultural Innovation Program’s (AIP) annual conference in Islamabad. Following the conference Kropf …
Woman farmer receiving wheat seed at the festival. Photo: Amina Nasim Khan Farmers, students, scientists, and researchers showed keen interest in new agricultural technologies and practices offered by …
Wheat seed distribution in Nankana-Sahib, Punjab province.Photo: Monsif ur Rehman/CIMMYT Pakistan As part of seed multiplication and distribution, an objective of the Wheat Productivity and Enhancemen …
Farmer Jalees Ahmed planting maize with a push row planter in Nowshera, Pakistan. Photo: Ansaar Ahmed In Pakistan, maize is planted on 0.97 million hectares, of which 0.42 million are located in the p …