Researchers found that prediction performance was highest using a multi-trait model.
Meeting highlights new varieties, production growth and strengthened collaboration through Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat (AGG) project.
Researchers study the design, delivery and use of digital decision-support tools for smallholder maize farmers in northern Nigeria.
Varietal trait prioritization is important for balancing commercial realities and farmers’ diverse interests.
CIMMYT and its partners worldwide continue to work on this complex challenge, so millions of smallholder farmers can protect their crops and feed their families.
Bangladesh could largely reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture while increasing efficiency in production
Farmers could save costs and contribute to climate mitigation by adopting easy-to-access farming methods like better nitrogen management, intermittent irrigation, and strip tillage, study shows.
CIMMYT’s decision to focus on APR genes versus race-specific genes (R-genes) protects the livelihoods of millions of smallholder wheat farmers throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.
A mock shop helps researchers understand how Kenyan farmers choose maize seed when their preferred varieties are out of stock.
New equipment will speed up and enhance the accuracy of national breeding processes including seed preparation, data collection and inventory management.
Study results suggest caution in designing agricultural policies based on evidence derived from inaccurate measurement protocols.
CIMMYT partner seed company supports smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with stress-tolerant seed against biotic and abiotic stresses.
Women in Bangladesh start successful businesses using power-tiller-operated seeders.
In India’s state of Odisha, maize farming is lifting up the socioeconomic status of women.
Genomic selection breeding approach paves the way to better maize and wheat in farmers’ fields faster.