germplasm

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Register for an online webinar as part of COP27 to learn about the role of genebanks in building climate-resilient supply chains.

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Maize and wheat seeds stored in Svalbard are essential for protecting global biodiversity for future generations.

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CIMMYT scientists recently joined peers in the international wheat research community to share latest findings, offer updates, and raise compelling questions at the 2021 Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Technical Workshop.

Features

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Five CIMMYT solutions for a fairer, healthier world.

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Improved maize varieties among top three CGIAR innovations adopted by up to 11 million households in Ethiopia, independent study shows.

Videos

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Half a century earlier, scientists collected and preserved samples of maize landraces in Morelos, Mexico. Now, descendants of those farmers were able to get back their ancestral maize seeds and, with them, a piece of their family history.

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Amos Alakonya talks pests, procedure, and why everyone should be concerned about seed health.

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Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.

Features

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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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Publications

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For the first time ever, a research team of more than 40 scientists has genetically characterized values of exotics in hexaploid wheat.