Stem rusts have proven to be a challenge to wheat farmers in Kazakhstan and Russia, particularly with higher rainfall in recent years.
New Publications: Study shows benefits and trade-offs of conservation agriculture in southern Africa
CIMMYT with other partners combined empirical data and results from a cropping system model to quantify benefits and trade-offs of CA in southern Africa.
Maize is a major food crop in sub-Saharan, yet yields remain low under smallholder farmer conditions compared to other regions due to drought, low soil quality and other stresses.
An internationally coordinated approach is key to breed and deploy crops resilient to climate change effects.
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.
Leaf rust is increasingly impacting durum wheat production worldwide.
Pests are likely to spread as climate change continues to impact farming systems globally, according to a new study.
New study reveals findings to help increase drought and heat tolerance in Latin American maize.
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.
Agricultural mitigation strategies likely to fall short of recommended temperature caps for global warming.
Research highlights important risks to farmers’ yields in Pakistan due to climate change.
In this list of recent publications, we discuss new ways how development practitioners and policy makers can approach machinery adoption in Bangladesh.
New publications from CIMMYT staff cover challenges in land availability in Zambia among other updates in maize and wheat.
New advances in heat-tolerant wheat in South Asia and how physiological breeding can help increase yields.