Julie Mollins

Julie Mollins
Climate change
Features

“At the production stage, soils have an important role to play in reducing carbon emissions.”

Food security
Features

Climate is the most important challenge farmers face, because “they’re just influenced by it and there is little that they can do,” explains Luisa Volpe of the World Farmers Organization.

Climate change
News

New scientific research into “layering” climate smart agriculture techniques shows promise, demonstrating the potential for crop adaptability to climate change.

Food security
Features

Crop genetic gains remain too low, and international scientists are making a concerted effort to determine how best to increase yields.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, CIMMYT asked women involved in agricultural science to share their views on what they would like to see change.

Food security
Climate change
Features

Farmers in India are benefitting from technological innovations that can help prevent damaging smog levels in the capital Delhi and other areas.

Food security
Features

World Food Prize laureates have joined forces with an international alliance battling the fall armyworm, an aggressive pest indigenous to the Americas with a voracious appetite, and now widespread throughout Africa.

Innovation and technology
Features

Gene editing technology could revolutionize the way scientists breed high-yielding drought, disease and pest resistant, high quality plant seeds, greatly reducing the time it currently takes to develop new varieties

Food security
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A scientist whose work is projected to significantly increase wheat production for smallholder farmers around the world has won the 2017 Ted Crosbie MBBISP Impact Award presented by Monsanto.

Innovation and technology
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Scientist Kevin Pixley leads a project to catalogue 178,000 corn and wheat seeds at the CIMMYT seed bank near Mexico City.

Food security
News

B.M. Prasanna at 2017 Borlaug Dialogue on expert panel to discuss the strategic approach for managing the pest menace in Africa.

Innovation and technology
News

Zero tillage with residue retention techniques in rice-wheat-mung bean crop rotations result in the lowest global warming potential, a study on sustainable intensification in India shows.

Climate change
News

With appropriate funding, maize yields can continue to increase in extreme heat and drought conditions, scientists say.

Gender and social inclusion
News

Compiling gender-inclusive data could help scientists understand how to help improve nitrogen fertilizer application practices among smallholder farmers.