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New Publications: Rise of micro-satellites offers cost-effective way to collect data on smallholder farms

Micro-satellites are emerging as an effective low-cost option to collecting data like sow date and yields on small farms across the developing world.


New Publications: Durum wheat is becoming more susceptible to rust globally

Leaf rust is increasingly impacting durum wheat production worldwide.


Improved genetic analysis offers faster, more precise results to crop breeders

Researchers improve global collaboration on harnessing genes in breeding that can help the crop withstand the effects of climate change.


New Publications: With climate change, pests likely to spread to new agricultural areas

Pests are likely to spread as climate change continues to impact farming systems globally, according to a new study.


New Publications: How to better breed maize for future climates in Latin America

New study reveals findings to help increase drought and heat tolerance in Latin American maize.


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.