Maize & Wheat Genebanks
Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!
CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.
CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.
Source: Fast Company (7 Jun 2019)
Designer Fernando Laposse collaborated with CIMMYT to find seeds and resuscitate six species of native Mexican corn.
Find out how CIMMYT researchers are helping Mexican farmers tap into emerging markets for blue maize.