Genetic resources

Program Director, CIMMYT Enterprise Breeding System
Food security
Features

Amos Alakonya talks pests, procedure, and why everyone should be concerned about seed health.

High-throughput Genotyping Specialist

Scientist, Quantitative Geneticist
Climate change
In the media

Source: Nexus Media (12 Dec 2019)

The CIMMYT germplasm bank preserves the seeds of maize varieties from all over the world, including landraces very valuable to farmers.

Food security
Explainers

Wheat blast is one of the most fearsome and intractable wheat diseases in recent decades. It spreads through infected seeds, crop residues as well as by spores that can travel long distances in the air, posing a major threat to wheat production in tropical areas.

Climate change
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.

Food security
News

Ted McKinney and representatives from state agriculture departments learn about relevant maize and wheat research during visit to global headquarters in Mexico.

Innovation and technology
News

CIMMYT researcher named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Scientist, Plant Transformation & Tissue Culture
Innovation and technology
News

Experts work together at hackathon to develop Enterprise Breeding System that can serve CGIAR organizations and national agricultural research programs.

Innovation and technology
News

Recognized for most-cited works worldwide on Web of Science Group’s list of Highly Cited Researchers.

Food security
News

Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.

Capacity development
News

Visit to CIMMYT headquarters reaffirms research collaboration.

Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT’s board witnesses the results of impactful research and market partnerships in Kenya.