New equipment will speed up and enhance the accuracy of national breeding processes including seed preparation, data collection and inventory management.
Source: The Guardian (27 Apr 2021)
Matthew Reynolds talked to The Guardian’s Science Weekly podcast about the process of creating climate- and heat-resistant crops.
CIMMYT partner seed company supports smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with stress-tolerant seed against biotic and abiotic stresses.
A ten-year partnership led by CIMMYT and IITA tackles climate-induced risks in maize production, developing and deploying new climate-adaptive varieties benefiting over 8 million households in sub-Saharan Africa.
Molecular breeding experts learn about state-of-the-art data analysis and visualization tools at Wheat Initiative workshops.
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, CGIAR and CIMMYT scientists share their career journeys.
National breeding programs prepped to measure – and boost – genetic gains.
This World Soil Day, explore how breeding success is inextricably linked to how we address soil degradation.
AGG partners meet to launch regional networks for eastern and southern Africa and assess capacity development needs.
Innovative tools and technologies help CIMMYT maize breeders in Africa accelerate the delivery of high-quality seed.
As the world becomes increasingly digital, the international agricultural research-for-development sector needs to keep up.
Approach can save breeders to time and money, cut waste and improve client-focused results.
Source: Seed World (1 Oct 2020)
CIMMYT’s seed bank preserves the genetic diversity of maize and wheat so the crops can adapt to a changing production environment.
The status quo anchors our minds to the past. Good change management can shake this up. Here are four ways plant breeding programs can ready themselves for the big changes we need to make.