Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.
At demonstration farms, Kenyan farmers discover the stress-tolerant maize varieties they were looking for.
Developing genomic profiles of DNA samples can accelerate the breeding process.
In an environment designed for experimental study and regeneration, maize ancestors can thrive.
Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.
What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?
Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.
CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.
Small-scale agricultural mechanization service provision model supports women’s empowerment in the Ethiopian agriculture sector.
What they are, why they are important for your health, and how to identify them.
Technical coordination between research and development partners is key to breed maize varieties that respond to the diverse needs of small farmers.
Web app helps extension agents and farmers monitor the spread of fall armyworm.
New blog published by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs argues that balancing food security, rural livelihoods, water for agriculture and air quality need not be a zero-sum game.
Breeders are developing wheat varieties that have stable grain yield under low-water and high-temperature conditions.
Source: SciDev.Net (12 Mar 2020)
Agricultural science offers solutions to deal with consequences of extreme weather.