genetic gains

Publications

CIMMYT researchers outline the potential opportunities and key challenges of doubled haploid line development in maize.

News

National breeding programs prepped to measure – and boost – genetic gains.

Features

Need for continuous testing and application of new breeding methods to deliver resilient seed varieties at a faster rate is more important now than ever before.

Blogs

First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.

Food security
News

Alison Bentley introduces herself and CIMMYT’s innovative wheat research at the BGRI Technical Workshop.

Food security
In the media

Source: AFRICA Agribusiness (31 Aug 2020)

Project will deliver improved, stress resilient, nutritious seed to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.

Food security
In the media

Source: The Rwandan (30 Jul 2020)

AGG project will deliver improved, stress resilient, nutritious seed to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.

Food security
In the media

Source: Seed Quest (28 Jul 2020)

The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.