breeding

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The manual covers field site selection, effects of weather, crop management and other factors to standardize the required intensity, timing and uniformity of imposed drought stress during field trials.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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Farmers boost their climate resilience and make money as they phase out a 25-year-old maize variety and replace it with drought-tolerant BH661 seeds.

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

Nutrition, health and food security
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Study results underscore the value of CIMMYT’s breeding programs.

Nutrition, health and food security
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CIMMYT is offering a new set of improved maize hybrids to partners, to scale up production for farmers in these areas.

Nutrition, health and food security
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Toledo’s research is multidisciplinary — it involves genetics and breeding knowledge, as well as statistics and computer science.

Nutrition, health and food security
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The CGIAR Excellence in Breeding Platform (EiB) is looking to provide matching funding for two projects.

Innovations
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Members tackle challenges and share progress in annual meeting.

Nutrition, health and food security
Nutrition, health and food security
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CIMMYT scientist talks about the new wheat genome map

Capacity development
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On 11-12 September, 61 scientists from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal convened in Kathmandu, Nepal, for the 6th Wheat Breeding Review Meeting of the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) objective 4 program.

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Improving wheat yields takes time and investment, and by planning ahead we are actually trying to preempt a disaster, with research and with partnership.