hybrids

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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.

Features

Fostering private sector engagement to develop and scale locally-produced hybrids seeds in Nepal.

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Postgraduate students visit a hybrid maize seed company as part of drive to enhance partnerships between Nepal’s agricultural universities and the seed industry.

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CIMMYT partner seed company supports smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa with stress-tolerant seed against biotic and abiotic stresses.

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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.

Features

New lines of CIMMYT-derived maize show increased resistance to maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease. Their rapid adoption, along with sustained monitoring and prevention efforts, are crucial to preventing another outbreak, argues a new report.

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Breakthrough comes after three years of intensive research and trials conducted in Kenya — and during the United Nations International Year of Plant Health — and represents a significant advance in the global fight against fall armyworm.

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Ugandan seed enterprise showcases the performance of stress-resilient maize varieties and engages agro-dealers as last mile seed merchants.

Innovations
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Tremendous impact is arising from the longstanding cooperation between CIMMYT’s maize and wheat programs and national programs in countries where CIMMYT works.

Nutrition, health and food security
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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.

Capacity development
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By working closely with the farmers, Masindi Seed Company puts itself at a strategic position to understand farmers’ preferred traits better.

Capacity development
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Seed companies in Malawi share how they chose their flagship varieties and got them onto the commercial market.

Innovations
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At demonstration farms, Kenyan farmers discover the stress-tolerant maize varieties they were looking for.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
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Nepal boosts domestic maize hybrid seed production.

Nutrition, health and food security
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Smallholders in India’s Karnataka state get higher yields from drought- and heat-tolerant maize.