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Publications

Genomic selection is a promising tool to select for spot blotch resistance and index-based selection to select for spot blotch resistance, heading and plant height.

Publications

Researchers use genome-wide association mapping approach to identify new regions with resistance to the disease.

News

Nepali researchers get trained on rapid diagnostics tool and get ready to monitor yellow rust in the 2022/23 wheat season.

Features

The manual builds on the lessons of a decade of work on MLN management in sub-Saharan Africa by CIMMYT and its partners.

In the media

Source: Bloomberg (7 Mar 2022)

A new Bloomberg op-ed urges nations to steer more money to organizations like CIMMYT that are advancing crucial research on how to grow more resilient wheat and maize crops in regions that are becoming steadily less arable.

News

CIMMYT, USAID and partners announce the publication of a guide for integrated pest management of fall armyworm in Asia.

Features

Fostering private sector engagement to develop and scale locally-produced hybrids seeds in Nepal.

News

Postgraduate students visit a hybrid maize seed company as part of drive to enhance partnerships between Nepal’s agricultural universities and the seed industry.

News

Massive study of breeding lines across environments pinpoints genomic regions associated with yield potential and stress-resilience in bread wheat.

Features

Women in Bangladesh start successful businesses using power-tiller-operated seeders.

News

Pakistan’s goal to achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production just became more attainable with the release of five new wheat varieties.

News

New study in the Western Highlands of Guatemala confirms relation between milpa intercropping diversity and nutritional capacity.

Blogs

New pilot in Nepal kicks off with a multi-stakeholder dialogue.