The Seeds of Discovery (SeeD) project seeks to empower the next generation of Mexican scientists to use maize and wheat biodiversity to effectively meet the needs of Mexican agriculture in the future.
CIMMYT’s germplasm bank holds untapped genetic information that could lead to climate resilient wheat varieties, according to a new study.
Top wheat scientists from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and other research institutions are the recipients of a prestigious award from China’s State Council.
Climate-smart agriculture could be the solution for farmers to both cope with the impacts of climate change and reduce emissions.
Scientist Ravi Singh is named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for distinguished contributions to the field of agricultural research and development.
It is clear that wherever CIMMYT is involved, we have a valuable and unique contribution to make.
A recent gathering of more than 600 scientists highlighted the complexity of wheat as a crop and emphasized the key role wheat research plays in ensuring global food security.
Gains in China’s agricultural productivity over the past 30 years are due in large measure to smallholder farmers who have readily adopted innovative farming practices.
CIMMYT-China, the Gansu Foreign Expert Bureau and Gansu Agricultural University (GAU) in Lanzhou City sponsored an international farming systems research workshop from 30 June–4 July 2015. Jack McHugh, CIMMYT-China Systems Agronomist, and Li Lingling, Vice Dean of the Agronomy Department at GAU, were the lead organizers of the event.