Genetic resources

Innovation and technology
News

New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.

Innovation and technology

Scientist and Head of the Seed Health Unit
Innovation and technology
Videos

CIMMYT’s five agricultural research stations in Mexico are instrumental for researchers’ work to develop innovative crops and sustainable farming systems worldwide.

Innovation and technology
News

Harnessing the power of partnerships and innovation.

Food security
In the media

Source: Fast Company (7 Jun 2019)

Designer Fernando Laposse collaborated with CIMMYT to find seeds and resuscitate six species of native Mexican corn.

Climate change
News

Crop scientists refute the flawed findings of a study questioning climate resilience in modern wheat breeding.

Food security
Features

Scientists track down the families in Morelos, Mexico, who donated maize landraces to CIMMYT in 1966-67. Would they still be cultivating them?

Genetic Resources Phenotyping Coordinator
Food security
In the media

Source: Phys.org (17 May 2019)

CIMMYT developed wheat lines to defend against pests by breeding durum wheat and Aegilops tauschii, a progenitor species of wheat.

Food security
In the media

Source: La Repubblica (2 May 2019)

Researchers from CIMMYT, the University of Wageningen and the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna published a tracing study on abandonment of maize landraces over the last 50 years in Morelos.

Food security
In the media

Source: Chicago Tribune (22 Apr 2019)

Three million subsistence farmers producing heirloom corn in Mexico are protecting biodiversity.

Capacity development

Germplasm Curator