Genetic resources

News

Webinar series from CGIAR examines the components of the crop supply chain, as part of the International Year of Plant Health.

News

National breeding programs prepped to measure – and boost – genetic gains.

Features

This year, we published more than 250 stories related to maize and wheat science around the world. Here are some of our favorites.

Videos

Kick back, press play and enjoy some of our favorite videos of the year.

News

AGG partners meet to launch regional networks for eastern and southern Africa and assess capacity development needs.

Blogs

First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.

Blogs

Innovative tools and technologies help CIMMYT maize breeders in Africa accelerate the delivery of high-quality seed.

Features

Celebrating whole grains as an integral part of healthy, sustainable — and delicious — diets.

News

An expansive new review seeks out the key drivers of climate-resilient crop adoption to mobilize decades of scientific and development research towards the eradication of hunger by 2030.

News

The nine new maize lines are especially valuable for breeders seeking drought tolerance or tar spot complex disease resistance.

Food security
Features

We need to make sure our food systems grow a variety of food to nourish a growing population and sustain the planet.

In the media

Source: Seed World (1 Oct 2020)

CIMMYT’s seed bank preserves the genetic diversity of maize and wheat so the crops can adapt to a changing production environment.

Food security
Publications

A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.

Innovation and technology
Blogs

The status quo anchors our minds to the past. Good change management can shake this up. Here are four ways plant breeding programs can ready themselves for the big changes we need to make.

Food security
Features

Experts from Ethiopia and Kenya join CIMMYT and other partners to renew a long-standing collaboration under the auspices of the new AGG project.