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.
CIMMYT scientists engage to preserve the Jala maize landrace, famous for producing the longest maize ears in the world.
Source: Aftenposten (24 Sep 2019)
CIMMYT’s plant breeding contributes to climate resilience of crops around the world.
Large-scale genomics will improve the yield, climate-resilience, and quality of bread wheat, new study shows
Scientists identified significant new chromosomal regions for wheat yield and disease resistance, which will speed up global breeding efforts.
Visiting scientist Roi Ben-David discusses Israel’s exotic germplasm gap and ongoing efforts to restore the country’s lost wheat landrace collections.
This tool allows to identify varieties used by farmers and to track the adoption and impact of improved crops.
Genome editing, gene drives, and synthetic biology: Will they contribute to disease-resistant crops, and who will benefit?
New paper outlines potential uses of genetic engineering technologies to address problems that affect resource-poor farmers and consumers.