Alison Doody

Alison Doody
Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

New study presents a typology of women’s decision-making in wheat in India.

Food security
Features

The introduction of mung bean has transformed rice-wheat food systems in Nepal and has been one of the major successes of the Agronomy and Seed Scaling project.

Food security
Press releases

New analysis shows benefits of conservation agriculture to crop performance, water efficiency and climate action in South Asia.

Food security
Videos

Entomologist and CIMMYT partner Mike Smith explains the importance of documenting the economic value of crop pest research.

Food security
Features

Experts share their insights on the link between biodiversity loss and emerging infectious diseases.

Food security
Videos

Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.

Climate change
Videos

Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.

Climate change
Features

Although farmers have been battling pests and diseases since the dawn of agriculture, experts warn that climate change could accelerate or expand their spread.

Climate change
Publications

The results of the study will allow farmers to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.

Innovation and technology
Features

Researchers share their work translating the latest molecular research into breeding solutions for better maize and wheat varieties.

Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT wheat scientist explores new sources of rust resistance to create new rust-resistant wheat varieties.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Researchers demonstrate that CIMMYT’s durum wheat lines can be grown, bred, and selected under zero tillage or conventional tillage conditions without negatively affecting yield.

Capacity development
Videos

A new video highlights the work of the Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC) to create new climate-resilient wheat varieties.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT scientist contributed to the development and adoption of more than 70 wheat varieties in Central and West Asia.