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Multiple studies show conventional farming practices degrade soils, deplete aquifers and feed rampant greenhouse gas emissions.

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Crop science and farming research attracts interest of National Association of State Departments of Agriculture of the United States.

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Genomic selection is a promising tool to select for spot blotch resistance and index-based selection to select for spot blotch resistance, heading and plant height.

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Researchers build on existing source-and-sink model to map complex interaction of traits that determine wheat yield throughout its growth cycle, as a guide for breeding and future research.

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Researchers use genome-wide association mapping approach to identify new regions with resistance to the disease.

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Wheat breeder and former CIMMYT Board of Trustees member Zhuang Qiaosheng passed away at the age of 105.

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Nepali researchers get trained on rapid diagnostics tool and get ready to monitor yellow rust in the 2022/23 wheat season.

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The new AgriLAC Resiliente Initiative will increase resilience, ecosystem services and the competitiveness of agrifood innovation systems in the region.

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Farming system harnesses the power of biology to rebuild soil organic matter, diversify crop systems, and improve water retention and nutrient uptake.

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The Ukama Ustawi Initiative will help millions of vulnerable smallholders in 12 countries transition from maize-mixed systems to sustainably intensified, diversified, and de-risked agrifood systems.

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Study reveals gaps and interactions between caste, gender and agricultural decision-making.

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Mexican authorities and international researchers pay tribute to World Food Prize Laureate and former wheat scientist Sanjaya Rajaram at the CIMMYT experimental station in Toluca named after him.

In the media

Source: Agrilinks (26 Apr 2022)

A change in policy by the Nepalese government in February 2022 opens up space for private seed companies to be involved in seed variety development, evaluation and distribution to farmers.

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The AVISA project aims to improve the health and livelihoods of millions by increasing the productivity, profitability, resilience and marketability of nutritious grain, legumes and cereal crops.

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An outstanding wheat cytogeneticist and professor, she peacefully passed away a few weeks shy of her 102nd birthday.