A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.
Income-generating benefits of improved maize varieties hampered by patriarchal gender norms in rural Nigeria.
Trial results highlight the long-term benefits of conservation agriculture-based weed management.
A new policy brief provides a roadmap for accelerating the adoption of conservation agriculture in Eastern India.
New study presents a typology of women’s decision-making in wheat in India.
Zoning study shows the reach of 25 crops in Pakistan.
Adoption of mini-tiller is significantly lower in female-headed households, CIMMYT researchers find.
New fact sheet captures the impact of six decades of maize and wheat research in Pakistan.
Researchers discuss how phenotyping can assist breeding and make the case for investing in new methodologies.
Study shows service provider models in Africa, Latin America and South Asia increase smallholder access to agricultural machinery, but can remain dependent on projects to tackle major bottlenecks for scaling.
New publications: Optimum nitrogen fertilizer rates for rice and wheat in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of India
The results of the study will allow farmers to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.
New publications: Durum wheat selection under zero tillage increases early vigor and is neutral to yield
Researchers demonstrate that CIMMYT’s durum wheat lines can be grown, bred, and selected under zero tillage or conventional tillage conditions without negatively affecting yield.
CSISA publishes policy and research note on how to develop balanced nutrient management innovations in the region.
Researchers identify national policies, climate and soil fertility changes, population increase, and urban expansion as the major drivers of farming systems change in the Hawassa area of Ethiopia.
Researchers present highlights from 40 years of collaboration on wheat genomics, breeding for disease resistance and quality improvement.