Maize seed systems
Varietal trait prioritization is important for balancing commercial realities and farmers’ diverse interests.
A mock shop helps researchers understand how Kenyan farmers choose maize seed when their preferred varieties are out of stock.
CIMMYT researchers outline the potential opportunities and key challenges of doubled haploid line development in maize.
CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.
Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) comes to a close but its impact lives on.
Seed companies in Malawi share how they chose their flagship varieties and got them onto the commercial market.
Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.
CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.
Recent impact studies in Uganda and Zambia show that farmers adopting drought-tolerant maize increased their yields significantly and reduced risks of crop failure.
Breaking Ground: Pieter Rutsaert looks to better marketing for faster adoption of climate-smart maize in Africa
Markets and value chains expert studies seed demand and distribution, with the aim to help agro-dealers and seed businesses better market improved seed.