Research shows impact of root and crown rot in wheat
A unique study by CIMMYT scientists in Türkiye in collaboration with scientists from the Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University, Türkiye demonstrate the prevalence of fungi species in wheat production areas in Kazakhstan, which could be affecting wheat yield and quality.
Tackling wheat price rises instigated by conflict
Reduced wheat exports from Russia and Ukraine are causing an increase in price rises in countries where food security is already a concern.
Increasing yield gain in Afghanistan
Genetic gain for yield in CIMMYT varieties distributed in Afghanistan shows an increase over a 14-year period.
Technology addresses gender inequality in wheat farming
Male and female farmers in Ethiopia and India face different challenges to accessing new wheat varieties, discovers CIMMYT researchers.
Drought and heat tolerance in bread wheat landraces
Using technology often overlooked for analyzing genome qualities, scientists discover wheat landraces with resistance to the impacts of climate change.
Gender-informed policies fundamental for climate change adaptation
Reducing the gender gap in Ethiopian farming households can enhance climate change adaptation by female-headed households by almost 19%.
Because error has a price
Incorrect identification of crop varieties is widespread among farmers, according to a new CIMMYT study.
Quality protein maize: a road ahead
To alleviate malnutrition associated with essential amino acids, QPM development and deployment should be further proliferated to reach a large number of consumers.
Special issue on gender research in agriculture highlights CIMMYT’s work on gender inclusivity
New issue spotlights importance of gender inclusive approach to agricultural research for development.
Weather data and crop disease simulations can power predictions of wheat blast outbreaks, new study shows
Protecting farmers from wheat blast, a lethal plant disease, could be made easier through enhanced monitoring and forecasting tools.
After the flood
Soil health and water infrastructure measures needed to restore wheat production in Pakistan, in rural communities devastated by major flooding.
CIMMYT is prominent in global climate-food systems conversations, new study shows
Climate-food systems research at CIMMYT is informing the decisions of key actors from the scientific, development, and public policy communities.
Biological nitrogen fixation and prospects for ecological intensification in cereal-based cropping systems
CIMMYT scientists seek alternatives to synthetic nitrogen using biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) in order to reduce a significant driver of climate change.
The potential of conservation agriculture in increasing yield and tackling climate change
Over three consecutive years, researchers study conservation agriculture conditions in under-developed coastal environments in South Asia.
The power of data in improving conditions for female farmers
With the help of big data, CIMMYT researchers in Bangladesh partner with Michigan State University and local NGOs to pinpoint opportunities to increase women’s participation in farm extension training sessions.