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New Publications: New findings on effects of tillage on growth, yield and more

A study from CIMMYT scientists has revealed new insights on the respective benefits of conventional tillage (CT) and zero tillage (ZT) in north-west India.

New Publications: Will we be able to do enough to mitigate agriculture’s impact on global warming?

Agricultural mitigation strategies likely to fall short of recommended temperature caps for global warming.

New Publications: Research sheds light on climate and yield risk in South Asia

Research highlights important risks to farmers’ yields in Pakistan due to climate change.

China’s vice premier ushers in new era of agricultural collaboration

China’s Vice Premier Liu Yandong visits CIMMYT to thank the organization for its contribution to China’s agricultural development over the past 30 years.

New Publications: Study reveals new insights about machinery adoption in Bangladesh

In this list of recent publications, we discuss new ways how development practitioners and policy makers can approach machinery adoption in Bangladesh.

New Publications: Land availability and smallholder development in Zambia

New publications from CIMMYT staff cover challenges in land availability in Zambia among other updates in maize and wheat.

New Publications: Advances in breeding for future climates

New advances in heat-tolerant wheat in South Asia and how physiological breeding can help increase yields.

New Publications: Climate change’s impact on agriculture expected to have multi-sector effects

A new study predicts that climate change will have a large, secondary impacts on agricultural societies in sub-Saharan Africa.

Iran tackles environmental challenges with new approach to cropping systems

Water shortages and decade long drought are mobilizing Iran find new approaches to agriculture.

U.S. embassy in Pakistan highlights hybrid maize seed production

New maize varieties with resistance and tolerance to multiple stresses to benefit Pakistani farmers thanks to joint CIMMYT-USAID collaboration.

NAAS fellow M.L. Jat talks climate change, sustainable agriculture

Senior Scientist M.L. Jat has received India’s National Academy of Agricultural Sciences fellowship in Natural Resource Management for his “outstanding contributions in developing and scaling” conserv …

Recent publications from CIMMYT staff

Top 5 new research outputs from CIMMYT covers gender and agriculture in Malawi, topsoil and organic carbon variability, and reallocation of farm resources.

10 new studies from CIMMYT staff

Read the latest in CIMMYT’s research outputs.

CIMMYT scientist receives award from China for wheat research

Top wheat scientists from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and other research institutions are the recipients of a prestigious award from China’s State Council.

Balancing economy and ecology: agriculture vs. nature

Reconciliation of the right to develop and environmental protection must move beyond global dialogue and be put into practice.

Food historian Rachel Laudan visits CIMMYT

Food historian Rachel Laudan, who is currently conducting maize research, visits CIMMYT to interact with maize scientists to better understand maize in Mexico

New findings on gender gap in conservation agriculture

Interview with Clare Stirling, co-author of a new paper, reveals almost no conservation agriculture studies consider gender and gender relations as a factor that may explain low adoption rates.

Study reveals challenges in southern Africa’s soil carbon uptake

Cheesman in a direct-seeded maize-soybean rotation in Chavakadzi village, Shamva District, Zimbabwe. Photo: Christian Thierfelder A new study led by ETH Zürich graduate Stephanie Cheesman, along with …

DG Martin Kropff’s 100 day perspective

Martin Kropff, CIMMYT Director General, emphasized CIMMYT’s achievements and new ways forward during a talk commemorating his first 100 days as DG, at CIMMYT headquarters in El Batбn, Mexico, on 20 Oc …

Yield gap analysis key to meeting future crop demand

The Global Yield Gap Atlas (GYGA) can help identify where major crop yields are not increasing fast enough to meet demand on existing farmland, and how farmers might close those gaps.