Results of an 8-year study show that weed density and diversity are greatly reduced when zero-tillage, drip-irrigation, and new crops are introduced to rice-wheat systems.
A new initiative will monitor groundwater and will provide a framework for sustainable irrigation practices.
Source: Debate (17 Jul 2021)
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.
Massive study of breeding lines across environments pinpoints genomic regions associated with yield potential and stress-resilience in bread wheat.
Pakistan’s goal to achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production just became more attainable with the release of five new wheat varieties.
Interactive map illustrates impacts of BGRI’s 15 years of collaboration for disease- and climate-resilient wheat.
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.
New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.
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.
Unprecedented adoption of agricultural technologies wards off negative impacts of COVID-19 in northwestern India.
An expansive new review seeks out the key drivers of climate-resilient crop adoption to mobilize decades of scientific and development research towards the eradication of hunger by 2030.
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.