New Publications: How to maintain food security under climate change
An internationally coordinated approach is key to breed and deploy crops resilient to climate change effects.
New Publications: Africa’s future cereal production
Cereal yields in sub-Saharan Africa must increase to 80 percent of their potential by 2050 to meet the enormous increase in demand for food.
New Publications: Rise of micro-satellites offers cost-effective way to collect data on smallholder farms
Micro-satellites are emerging as an effective low-cost option to collecting data like sow date and yields on small farms across the developing world.
New Publications: Durum wheat is becoming more susceptible to rust globally
Leaf rust is increasingly impacting durum wheat production worldwide.
New Publications: With climate change, pests likely to spread to new agricultural areas
Pests are likely to spread as climate change continues to impact farming systems globally, according to a new study.
New Publications: How to better breed maize for future climates in Latin America
New study reveals findings to help increase drought and heat tolerance in Latin American maize.
New Publications: New findings on effects of tillage on growth, yield and more
A study from CIMMYT scientists has revealed new insights on the respective benefits of conventional tillage (CT) and zero tillage (ZT) in north-west India.
New Publications: Will we be able to do enough to mitigate agriculture’s impact on global warming?
Agricultural mitigation strategies likely to fall short of recommended temperature caps for global warming.
New Publications: Research sheds light on climate and yield risk in South Asia
Research highlights important risks to farmers’ yields in Pakistan due to climate change.
New Publications: Study reveals new insights about machinery adoption in Bangladesh
In this list of recent publications, we discuss new ways how development practitioners and policy makers can approach machinery adoption in Bangladesh.
New Publications: Land availability and smallholder development in Zambia
New publications from CIMMYT staff cover challenges in land availability in Zambia among other updates in maize and wheat.
New Publications: Advances in breeding for future climates
New advances in heat-tolerant wheat in South Asia and how physiological breeding can help increase yields.
New Publications: Maize Lethal Necrosis survey reveals farmer impact, future needs
A new study reveals the need for continued development of maize varieities resistant to MLN and strengthening farmer resilience.
New Publications: Red root marker improves double haploid maize breeding
Improved marker identification discovered in new study by the MAIZE CGIAR Research Program .
Anti-wheat fad diets undermine global food security efforts
A discussion paper aims to highlight unsubstantiated nutritional claims about wheat and gluten, while shining a spotlight on the important role of wheat and fiber in human diets.