The award honors four individuals who have been integral to the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative.
Genomic-wide association study evaluated samples from Bolivia and Bangladesh for blast-resistant genes.
A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.
Source: World Grain (27 Aug 2020)
Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the most pressing challenges facing global wheat security.
CSISA project suggests pathways to remove barriers inhibiting full use of groundwater irrigation infrastructure in Nepal’s Terai region.
Source: World Grain (15 Jul 2020)
CIMMYT scientists perform large genome-wide association study in India, Kenya and Mexico to understand yellow rust resistance in wheat.
Source: The Hindu Business Line (17 Apr 2020)
New study in India reports conservation agriculture increases crop yield and income, reduces the use of natural resources, and offers climate benefits.
New analysis shows benefits of conservation agriculture to crop performance, water efficiency and climate action in South Asia.
Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
Experts work together at hackathon to develop Enterprise Breeding System that can serve CGIAR organizations and national agricultural research programs.
Scientists develop an early warning system that delivers wheat rust predictions directly to farmers’ phones
New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.
Source: Donne del Food (16 Oct 2019)
Study by CIMMYT, Stanford and Cornell shows microsatellites can contribute to sustainable increase of food production.
BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.
Source: Hindustan Times (11 Oct 2019)
CIMMYT and Cornell study states the health risks of pollution caused by stubble burning.