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Press releases

CIMMYT researchers and partners are applying genomics, remote sensing and big data analysis to fortify the crop against climate-related stresses.

News

Breakthrough comes after three years of intensive research and trials conducted in Kenya — and during the United Nations International Year of Plant Health — and represents a significant advance in the global fight against fall armyworm.

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CSISA initiatives support smallholder farmers in India to become successful entrepreneurs.

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Ugandan seed enterprise showcases the performance of stress-resilient maize varieties and engages agro-dealers as last mile seed merchants.

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New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.

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National breeding programs prepped to measure – and boost – genetic gains.

Blogs

This World Soil Day, explore how breeding success is inextricably linked to how we address soil degradation.

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AGG partners meet to launch regional networks for eastern and southern Africa and assess capacity development needs.

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New research establishes three new definitions for targeting wheat varieties in India and validates effectiveness of testing in Obregon, Mexico.

Features

Need for continuous testing and application of new breeding methods to deliver resilient seed varieties at a faster rate is more important now than ever before.

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Scientists in the Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat for Improved Livelihoods (AGG) project share history and latest results at annual wheat research gathering.

Blogs

First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.

Features

Researchers take stock of the fertilizer recommendation tools in available in Ethiopia in support of the country’s National Soils Strategy.

Blogs

Innovative tools and technologies help CIMMYT maize breeders in Africa accelerate the delivery of high-quality seed.

Press releases

Study shows investments and innovative policy decisions are increasing farmer incomes and national wheat productivity, with varieties originating from CIMMYT making a significant contribution.