Source: Donne del Food (31 May 2020)
B.M. Prasanna, director of CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program and the CGIAR Research Program on Maize, discusses the viral disease maize lethal necrosis.
Breaking Ground: Yoseph Beyene breeds desirable maize varieties for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa
CIMMYT breeder applies new tools and technologies to accelerate genetic gains, make breeding more efficient, and keep up with the changing dynamics of biotic and abiotic stresses.
Maize lethal necrosis has taught us that intensive efforts to keep human and plant diseases at bay need to continue beyond the COVID-19 crisis.
Seed companies in Malawi share how they chose their flagship varieties and got them onto the commercial market.
Hot on the trail of fall armyworm, CIMMYT builds local research partnerships in Southeast Asia.
Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.
Malawian smallholders tackle challenges together using the farmer field school approach.
Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.
At demonstration farms, Kenyan farmers discover the stress-tolerant maize varieties they were looking for.
In an environment designed for experimental study and regeneration, maize ancestors can thrive.
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.
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.