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

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

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

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

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

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

Capacity development
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Visit to CIMMYT headquarters reaffirms research collaboration.

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

Food security
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BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.

Food security
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The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture’s environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world’s poorest people.

Food security
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Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!

Innovation and technology
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New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.

Food security
In the media

Source: Aftenposten (24 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT’s plant breeding contributes to climate resilience of crops around the world.