Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)

http://www.kalro.org/

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Longtime CIMMYT collaborator Ruth Wanyera nears retirement from an honorable and decorated career in wheat research.

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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.

In the media

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Source: SciDev.Net (3 Nov 2020)

Wheat blast is a serious threat to wheat production and can lead to yield losses of up to 100 percent.

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Experts from Ethiopia and Kenya join CIMMYT and other partners to renew a long-standing collaboration under the auspices of the new AGG project.

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Stakeholders take stock of ongoing work to bring farmers superior hybrids using two novel technologies.

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An early indication of parental lines with potential to tolerate or resist Striga, is showing “light at the end of the tunnel” for farmers battling the nutrient-sucking monster.

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Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.

Projects

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CIMMYT wheat scientist explores new sources of rust resistance to create new rust-resistant wheat varieties.

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Interested organizations are invited to send maize germplasm for screening.

Features

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Experts reflect on the successful efforts to limit the spread of maize lethal necrosis across eastern and southern Africa.

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CIMMYT’s board witnesses the results of impactful research and market partnerships in Kenya.

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The 2019 Borlaug Dialogue explored solutions to feed the planet sustainably in the face of conflict and climate change.