Source: The Guardian (14 Apr 2022)
“We’ll never get back all the diversity we had before, but the diversity we need is out there,” says Matthew Reynolds, head of wheat physiology at CIMMYT.
Study describing development of wheat with biological nitrogen inhibition ability from wild relative receives award for outstanding papers published in PNAS.
At global climate summit, CIMMYT scientists share adaptation and mitigation solutions for farmers, and call for increased funding for agricultural research.
Source: Mashable (13 Aug 2021)
Matthew Reynolds talked to Mashable about the importance of developing drought-resistant crops through breeding programs to protect future wheat supplies.
Understanding the relationship between climate change and plant health is key to conserving biodiversity and boosting food production today and for future generations.
A new study identifies global emissions and mitigation hotspots ripe for more efficient nitrogen use in maize and wheat production.
New research shows that a portfolio of crop management practices can boost productivity while minimizing harm to the environment.
New compendium analyzes existing pilot initiatives across different agro-climatic zones in India.
Source: El Universal (16 Oct 2020)
CIMMYT and Kellogg partnership seeks to increase the productivity of land and efficient use of available natural resources while mitigating the effects of climate change.
The new AGG project aims to respond to the climate emergency and gender nexus through gender-intentional product profiles for its improved seed varieties and gender-intentional seed delivery pathways.
A strategic research framework for crop improvement integrates genomics, systems biology, physiology and crop modelling approaches.
Although farmers have been battling pests and diseases since the dawn of agriculture, experts warn that climate change could accelerate or expand their spread.