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Scientists trained on breeding program management, statistical data analysis

A training course on maize breeding program management and statistical data analysis was held from 23-27 May 2016 in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Pakistan maize stakeholders discuss progress

CIMMYT’s Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) held its annual maize working group meeting on 10-11 May.

New varieties reignite maize production in Pakistan

New maize varieties have the potential to increase production, enhance nutrition and strengthen national industry in Pakistan.

CIMMYT maize varieties in high demand in Pakistan

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 …

Pakistani stakeholders evaluate the performance of CIMMYT maize germplasm across Punjab

Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), organized a traveling seminar to give stakeholders the chance to evaluate the performance of CIMMYT maize germplasm in Punjab Province, Pakistan.

AIP-CIMMYT Conducts the Largest Evaluation of Maize Germplasm in Pakistan’s History

Pakistan’s Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) tested more than 700 diverse maize lines in an effort to develop more affordable, well-adapted maize varieties.

Pakistan: maize needed for marginal areas

Farmers in the farthest reaches of Pakistan need access to white- grained maize, according to Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad, chairman of the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC). “There is a good progre …