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CIMMYT’s collaboration with scientists in Kazakhstan finds a new, promising source of genetic resistance to tan spot, a damaging wheat disease.

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New CIMMYT brochure highlights value of maize and wheat science to battle rising undernourishment.

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Understanding the relationship between climate change and plant health is key to conserving biodiversity and boosting food production today and for future generations.

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New leadership will continue to build on scientific excellence on maize and wheat research.

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Working towards resilience, renewal and transition in our agri-food systems.

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Martin Kropff sits down with scientists involved in maize breeding, wheat quality and crop data to discuss their successes and passion behind the work that they do to help CIMMYT and CGIAR reach the Sustainable Development Goals.

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How to preserve and share the genetic biodiversity of maize.

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In a Q&A, Thomas Payne reflects on how CIMMYT’s wheat genebank can be a model for maintaining biodiversity in agricultural systems.

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CIMMYT maize lines CML604A to CML615A are adapted to tropical maize production environments.

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Five CIMMYT solutions for a fairer, healthier world.

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The second installment in the CGIAR International Year of Plant Health Webinar Series tackles the often-overlooked issue of germplasm health.

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Genomic selection breeding approach paves the way to better maize and wheat in farmers’ fields faster.

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CIMMYT’s tried and tested approaches in varietal turnover and decades of experience in strengthening maize and wheat seed systems have a lot to contribute to CGIAR’s plan of building robust food systems by 2030.

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Study validates importance and uncovers new benefits of crucial wheat genome segment.

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The head of the Maize Germplasm Bank, who retired in September, modernized the bank’s data curation and promoted outreach to maize landrace farming communities in the Americas.