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Representatives gathered to discuss how maize seed systems in Africa can be strengthened through quality assurance control measures.

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Erratic weather patterns associated with climate change pose unique challenges for wheat breeders playing a key part in the fight to ensure global food security.

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In northwestern India, growing maize is being advocated as an alternative to rice to address resource degradation challenges such as declining water tables and climate change induced variability in rainfall and temperature.

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In an effort to stamp out hidden hunger, scientists are calling for support to make zinc-biofortification a core trait in the world’s largest wheat breeding program.

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CIMMYT supports seed company partners in enhancing their capacity to produce foundation and certified seed.

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Balwinder Singh uses crop simulation models to help smallholder farmers in South Asia prepare for future climates and unexpected challenges.

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The maize lethal necrosis quarantine facility in southern Africa was officially opened in Zimbabwe on April 20, 2017.

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Margaret Krause, a doctoral candidate in Plant Breeding at Cornell University, became interested in science and nature at an early age.

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A DuPont Pioneer leadership delegation visited CIMMYT HQ on 12 May, 2017.

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Four Nepalese seed companies are showing signs of significant growth, with seed sales increasing nearly 60 percent since 2014.

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Vijay Chaikam works as a scientist and manager at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center doubled haploid facility in Kiboko, Kenya.

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A common platform through which data on genetic resources can be disseminated to both crop researchers and breeders can strengthen research communities.

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A delegation of USAID representatives recently visited southern Bangladesh to learn about sustainable agriculture activities in the area and emerging challenges to wheat production.