apps & digital tools

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New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.

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Researchers discuss how phenotyping can assist breeding and make the case for investing in new methodologies.

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Web app helps extension agents and farmers monitor the spread of fall armyworm.

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Modern phenotyping tools are crucial for crop improvement and breeders can profit much more from them.

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Piloting the system in will begin in 2020, with more advanced functions to follow in the next three years.

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The COMPASS smartphone phone app uses data from farmers and from satellites to provide precise crop management advice.

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Experts work together at hackathon to develop Enterprise Breeding System that can serve CGIAR organizations and national agricultural research programs.

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Experts are developing data and dashboards to advise policymakers about the cost and feasibility of liming to increase maize productivity.

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CIMMYT’s work featured on the Counting on the World to Act report, produced by SDSN and TReNDS.

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

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In the media

Source: World Grain (13 Aug 2019)

MARPLE diagnostic platform significantly reduces the time to identify strains, which previously took months.

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The mobile kit will allow Ethiopia to quickly identify wheat rust strains in 48 hours, instead of sending samples to labs abroad.

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Researchers are using data and tools to produce information that can help farmers, research institutions and governments take better decisions on agronomic practices and investments.

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With so much germplasm to categorize, what’s the best way to label them? Seeds of Discovery is working on the answer.

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These technologies, known as high-throughput phenotyping platforms, replace lengthy paper-based visual observations of crop trials.