Good weed management, conservation agriculture, and use of manure and compost are recommended to help control fall armyworm in Africa.
CIMMYT and Clinton Foundation launch partnership to improve access to climate-resilient maize seed in eastern and southern Africa
New partnership will help farmers in Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania have better access to seeds that help maize crops better withstand growing challenges of drought, pests, diseases, and climate change.
To manage El Nino-related crop distress in eastern and southern Africa, invest in drought-tolerant seeds and better soil and water care
Government support vital for deploying climate-resilient seeds and practices, say agriculture experts
From smart mechanization to nutritious and drought tolerant seeds, partners discover CIMMYT’s latest research and innovations.
Breaking Ground: Tawanda Mashonganyika unites crop breeders and market experts for more impactful varieties
He supports breeders to design new varieties focused on replacing older products in a specific market.
Villalobos recognized the immense work ahead, but was optimistic that young scientists could carry on the legacy of Norman Borlaug.
Source: Popular Science (8 Apr 2019)
CIMMYT wheat breeder Karim Ammar and collaborators are sequencing different strains of durum wheat to compare properties.
On World Health Day, we are sharing five stories showing how CIMMYT is combatting hidden hunger and how agricultural research and innovation leads to healthier families, improved livelihoods and a healthier planet.
This research is especially significant for countries where the health burdens of exposure to aflatoxin and prevalence of vitamin A deficiency converge with high rates of maize consumption.
New Publications: Identifying common genetic bases for yield, biomass and radiation use efficiency in spring wheat
The study opens the door for a series of important biological questions about the role of RUE in yield potential and in the ability to increase grain biomass.
Authors examine how smallholders attempt to innovate with improved wheat seed, row planting, and the broad bed maker, introduced through the Ethiopian agricultural extension system.
Resource-poor farmers worldwide stand to gain from developments in the field of crop modelling.
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