Amos Alakonya talks pests, procedure, and why everyone should be concerned about seed health.
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.
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.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
Ted McKinney and representatives from state agriculture departments learn about relevant maize and wheat research during visit to global headquarters in Mexico.
CIMMYT researcher named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Experts work together at hackathon to develop Enterprise Breeding System that can serve CGIAR organizations and national agricultural research programs.
Recognized for most-cited works worldwide on Web of Science Group’s list of Highly Cited Researchers.
Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.
Visit to CIMMYT headquarters reaffirms research collaboration.
CIMMYT’s board witnesses the results of impactful research and market partnerships in Kenya.
BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.
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.
Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!
New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.