Source: Times of India (23 Oct 2020)
It’s that time of the year when pollution levels start increasing, but two factors may help north India avoid the ‘airpocalypse’ this time.
Platform in Bihar, India uses data to design interventions to help smallholder farmers.
Women in Odisha, India, successfully shoulder responsibility in leading their families through the COVID-19 crisis.
Source: Down to Earth (25 Sep 2020)
Efficient use of fertilizer, adoption of zero-tillage and management of irrigation water can cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: India Science Wire (22 Sep 2020)
Approach combines farmers’ knowledge of resilient crops with ‘elite’ varieties identified by scientists.
A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.
Study shows how the Crop-loss Assessment Monitor could help improve loss assessment and make crop insurance more efficient.
New online training takes farmers and service providers though a visual journey on the use of conservation agriculture-based sustainable intensification methods.
CIMMYT scientist applies genomics in maize breeding to achieve higher genetic gains.
Source: Down to Earth (17 Jul 2020)
Study finds that women in India adopt specific strategies to further their interests in the context of wheat-based livelihoods.
Source: Down to Earth (15 Jul 2020)
While an estimated 10 percent of India’s 44 million ha of rice is cultivated through direct seeding, the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to an increase in this practice.
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.
A new policy brief provides a roadmap for accelerating the adoption of conservation agriculture in Eastern India.
Interest in farm machinery and crop diversification spike as farmers respond to COVID-19 labor shortages.
New study presents a typology of women’s decision-making in wheat in India.