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.
A new study predicts that climate change will have a large, secondary impacts on agricultural societies in sub-Saharan Africa.
A new study reveals the need for continued development of maize varieities resistant to MLN and strengthening farmer resilience.
Improved marker identification discovered in new study by the MAIZE CGIAR Research Program .
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.