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tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

CIMMYT scientists seek alternatives to synthetic nitrogen using biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) in order to reduce a significant driver of climate change.

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tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Over three consecutive years, researchers study conservation agriculture conditions in under-developed coastal environments in South Asia.

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tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

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.

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tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

Evidence suggests conservation agriculture can maintain the sustainability of agri-food systems in regions impaired by soil salinity and sodicity.

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tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

Genetic analysis of the Afghan wheat landrace KU3067 reveals resistance to leaf rust and stripe rust, which can be used to develop further disease-resistant wheat varieties.

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tag icon Innovations

Technology offers a route to better information sharing for farmers. CIMMYT research examines whether a mobile app is the right solution.

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tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Scientists in the Yaqui Valley, Mexico, release six decades of wheat research evidencing opportunities for improved wheat growth and yield.

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tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

This metagenomics study examines how application of organic material alters soil microbial populations and functionality in soil from permanent beds with residue retention.

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tag icon Capacity development

Collaborative field evaluations reveal promising results for sub-Saharan Africa’s low input maize farming systems and commercial seed production.

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tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

Analysis of evidence by scientists of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and CGIAR concludes that the scientific risks of genome editing are similar to those of traditional breeding.

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tag icon Nutrition, health and food security

A new study provides deeper insights into improving the performance of the country’s rice and maize seed value chains.

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tag icon Capacity development

New textbook covers all aspects of wheat improvement, as well as rapidly evolving technologies and their potential to accelerate genetic gains and adaptation.

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tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

A team of researchers activates vegetative storage proteins in maize leaves, to stockpile nitrogen reserves for release when plants are hit by drought.

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tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

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

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tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

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.