The maize lethal necrosis screening site in Kenya will begin its second screening cycle of 2017 at the end of October.
Researchers from across the globe assembled in Nairobi for a 10-day training course on increasing genetic gains in maize by integrating novel technologies in breeding.
The new maize lethal necrosis online portal provides up-to-date information and surveillance tools to help researchers control and stop the spread of the deadly disease.
Plant pathology expert Monica Mezzalama shares on keeping biosafety and seed health in check at CIMMYT.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann visited CIMMYT’s headquarters in Mexico.
CIMMYT conducted a training course in Zambia for maize breeders teaching modern maize breeding methods.
As staple foods, maize and wheat provide vital nutrients and health benefits, making up close to two-thirds of the world’s food energy intake, and contributing 55 to 70 percent of the total calories i …