CGIAR Genebank Platform

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Videos

How to preserve and share the genetic biodiversity of maize.

Features

In a Q&A, Thomas Payne reflects on how CIMMYT’s wheat genebank can be a model for maintaining biodiversity in agricultural systems.

News

The second installment in the CGIAR International Year of Plant Health Webinar Series tackles the often-overlooked issue of germplasm health.

Features

The head of the Maize Germplasm Bank, who retired in September, modernized the bank’s data curation and promoted outreach to maize landrace farming communities in the Americas.

Innovations
Features

The use of corn husk as veneer has helped a town to preserve maize biodiversity, protect the environment and reduce migration.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

In an environment designed for experimental study and regeneration, maize ancestors can thrive.

Innovations
Features

Researchers share their work translating the latest molecular research into breeding solutions for better maize and wheat varieties.

Nutrition, health and food security
Features

Amos Alakonya talks pests, procedure, and why everyone should be concerned about seed health.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.

Head, Wheat Germplasm Collections & International Wheat Improvement Network
Nutrition, health and food security