Fighting hidden hunger with agricultural innovation
On World Health Day, we are sharing five stories showing how CIMMYT is combatting hidden hunger and how agricultural research and innovation leads to healthier families, improved livelihoods and a healthier planet.
To protect the world’s pasta, scientists peered inside fettuccine’s DNA
Source: Popular Science (8 Apr 2019)
CIMMYT wheat breeder Karim Ammar and collaborators are sequencing different strains of durum wheat to compare properties.
Assessing the effectiveness of a “wheat holiday” for preventing blast in the lower Gangetic plains
Policy to encourage alternative crops for wheat farmers in South Asia a short-term solution at best, say CIMMYT researchers